Divorce sucks, no two ways about it. I've been there. I actually had a "nice" divorce and it still was awful. That being said, I couldn't be happier right now.
If you find yourself divorced later in life, does it suck more? Actually, no...it doesn't have to. I won't lie to you and tell you it will be easy. It won't. But that doesn't mean you can't do it. You can.
The truth is this: So much of your life has been spent as a couple and now you are no longer coupled up. It's going to be hard to stop saying "we" after so many years. It's going to feel as if you are the only single person amidst all of your old friends. Trust me, you aren't the only one.
What's painful today could be an opportunity to be happier tomorrow. Divorce can be an opportunity to change, no matter what your age. The key is to refocus. You can stay home, sulk and whine and lament on everything that you used to have,Read More »from Is Divorce Harder If You're Older?