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Gray Divorce

Author : Jocelyn Crowley
ISBN : 9780520295315
Genre : Family & Relationships
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After twenty, thirty, or even forty years of marriage, countless vacations together, raising well-adjusted children, and sharing property and finances—what could go wrong? Gray Divorce offers a provocative look at the growing rate of marital splits after the age of 50, showcasing the voices of men and women who are considering, going through, or have undergone one. With empathy and insight, Jocelyn Crowley, who has written widely on family issues, uncovers the reasons for why men and women divorce—and the penalties and benefits that each pay for their choice. From the outside, many may ask why couples in mid-life and readying for retirement choose to make a drastic change in their marital status. Yet nearly 1 out of every 4 divorces is “gray.” Crowley sheds light on why divorce occurs—seeing marriage in a different lens, understanding the seismic shift in individual priorities, and the impact of the increase in life expectancy. With a deft eye, she analyzes the experiences of women and men as they go through this life transition—specifically how women are affected economically while men are affected socially. With a realistic yet passionate voice, Crowley shares the personal positive outlooks and the necessary supportive public policies that must take place to best help new divorcees. Engaging and instructive, Gray Divorce is a must-read for anyone interested in contemporary American culture.
Category: Family & Relationships

Gray Divorce

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ISBN : OCLC:990301997
Genre : Divorce
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Category: Divorce

Texas Divorce Guide

Author : Harry L. Munsinger J.D. Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781480853782
Genre : Law
File Size : 41.51 MB
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Before getting divorced, you need to ask yourself some important questions, including whether your marriage is, in fact, over. Harry L. Munsinger, J.D., Ph.D., who owns a San Antonio law office, helps Texas couples answer that question in this guide to divorce. He shares ten signs that indicate you should move forward with a divorce. He also helps you decide whether to seek marriage or divorce counseling and if its the latter, youll discover strategies to cope with the emotional ordeal. By reading the guide, youll be equipped to: get your spouse out of the house; be realistic about what to expect during and after the process; find the right divorce lawyer; tell children about an impending divorce; and navigate custody, property, and financial disputes. Divorce is never easy, but by knowing what to expect, negotiating, and compromising, you can get through it with minimal loss and stress. Discover your options with the Texas Divorce Guide.
Category: Law

When Gray Divorce Strikes

Author : Joseph Piedimonte
ISBN : 1535537469
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Gray divorce is sweeping the nation at an unprecedented rate today. Senior citizens (age 50 and above) are divorcing at a rate four times higher than the national average. If you do not already know someone involved in a gray divorce, there is a good chance you will know someone soon, because the effects are impacting older children, family members, and senior citizens at an alarming rate. This book reveals why this epidemic is so prevalent today, its impact on family and children, the personal toll it takes on the parties involved, and how someone can move beyond its destructive effects. If you have been impacted by the uncharted waters of a painful senior divorce (either male or female), this book can bring you comfort, guidance, and enlightenment. It is a must read for those planning to offer support to others facing the same predicament. The book includes the author's personal experiences and the experiences of others impacted by the same devastation. Anyone impacted by divorce and its after-effects can benefit from reading the book.

The Age Of Longevity

Author : Rosalind C. Barnett
ISBN : 9781442255289
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 26.99 MB
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Long, productive lives are the destiny of most of us, not just the privilege of our great-grandchildren. The story of aging is not one of steady decline and decay; we need a new narrative based on solid research, not scare stories. Today Americans enjoy a new, healthy stage of life, between roughly 65 and 79, during which we are staying engaged in the workplace, starting new relationships and careers, remaining creative and becoming entrepreneurs and job creators. We are in the midst of a major paradigm shift in the way we live. Our major milestones are shifting. The definition of “normal” behavior is changing. Today, we marry later or not at all; cohabitation is not just a stepping stone to marriage, but a long-term arrangement for many. Women often have their first child in their 40s, and increasingly before they marry. People enjoy active sex lives well into their 6th, 7th or even 8th decades. None of our institutions will remain the same. People are working longer, and given the declining birth rate, older workers will be in great demand. Four generations are increasingly working side by side, learning from each other. But we must ensure that the benefits of long life are not limited to a wealthy few. The Age of Longevity shows how we as a society can embrace the life-altering changes that are either coming in the near future or are already underway. The authors give readers a panoramic view of how they, the institutions that affect them, and the country as a whole will need to adapt to what’s ahead. They offer strategies, based on cutting-edge research, that will enable individuals, institutions, companies, and governments to make the most of our lengthening life spans. Using real life examples throughout, the authors paint a picture of what our new longer lives will look like, and the changes that need to be made so we can all make those years both more productive and more enjoyable.
Category: Self-Help

British Indian Adult Children Of Divorce

Author : Dr Chaitali Das
ISBN : 9781409494331
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 61.81 MB
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Divorce has become a form of family change in contemporary western societies, spawning much research to investigate its causes and consequences. Such research has promoted a sociological understanding of divorce, impact on families and individuals as well as implications for public policy. However, research in this domain has been largely restricted to white populations in western contexts as well as adhering to quantitative research methodologies. There is little understanding of the dynamics of minority ethnic families, sometimes resulting in false assumptions and over-generalizations about family structures, stability and transitions in these communities. The impact of this gap in knowledge leads to perspective blocks in terms of how minority ethnic families are conceived in the public sphere as well as in academia. Similar to other minority ethnic groups, there is little literature on divorce in South-Asian families. Though traditionally divorce rates within South-Asian communities were low, there is now an upward trend. This is the first book to analyze the experiences of British-Indian adult children of divorce and contextualize their experiences within the larger multi-cultural polity of the UK. It also discusses the value and implications of understanding the divorce phenomenon and how it is experienced within this community to present insights into what multi-cultural social work and knowledge can mean. This can also enhance support provision for all children and enable better coping of family transitions by acknowledging their specific contexts and needs.
Category: Social Science

Divorce After 50

Author : Janice Green
ISBN : 9781413322286
Genre : Law
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A road map for late-life divorce Divorce can be emotionally devastating at any time, but the emotional and financial challenges are even greater for people who divorce later in life and can face complicated issues of blended families, health care concerns, and retirement planning. Attorney Janice Green brings 30-plus years of experience as a divorce lawyer, and in particular her experience counseling clients over 50, to Divorce After 50. She addresses: • Divorce options (including mediation and collaborative divorce) • How to receive the best guidance from lawyers and professional advisers • Dividing marital property fairly • Retirement plan rules • Spousal support (alimony) • How divorce affects estate planning • Keeping good health care (updated to include new rules under the Affordable Care Act) The book also includes divorce survival stories that illustrate your options and provide encouragement. They got through it, and with the help of Divorce After 50, you can, too.
Category: Law

Parenting Through Divorce

Author : Lisa René Reynolds
ISBN : 9781616084424
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 72.23 MB
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Previously published in 2009 under the title Still a family.
Category: Family & Relationships