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Whether it's been one year or six since the divorce decree, you may never know with absolute clarity that you're truly ready for another relationship.
Y., says of all the mistakes that older divorcing couples can make, the worst one is to break the news over the phone.
Corcoran knows firsthand, having gotten such a call from her mother when she was 25 and in law school.
“Even if they understand that there was conflict and communication issues within the marriage, the announcement will cause them to review their childhood looking for signs that their parents were struggling and that they could have done something to prevent the divorce.” Focus on the message you want to convey when preparing your script, she says.
In the past 20 years, the divorce rate among people over 50 has surged by more than 50 percent, even as overall divorce rates have stabilized.
Few parents in this age group have any idea how to break the news to their 20- or 30-something offspring.
My mother and I are close, so I was first person she called.
If she’d stepped back she may have realized she shouldn’t have done that.” No matter how much you are suffering, don’t forget that your first job is to be a parent who cares about your adult children.