It may be no surprise when a couple who marries on a whim after a short romance decides to divorce, but when a couple who has been married for decades makes the same decision, it’s a different story. Yet, “gray” divorces continue to be on the rise.
What could cause a couple who has been married 20, 30, even 40 years, raised a family and survived numerous ups and downs that life threw at them, to suddenly call an end to their relationship? Turns out there are many reasons–from evolving personal interests to increasing financial independence. To learn more about the factors fueling the Baby Boomer divorce trend read “20 Bitter Truths Behind the Escalating Divorce Wave in the Boomer Generation.”