Divorce is stressful and difficult, even under the best of circumstances. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the process, and even by the aftermath once the proceedings are done. Following these tips can make divorce a bit easier.
Research shows that couples over the age of 50 are divorcing at a rate double what they did just a generation ago. For couples over the age of 65, that number is even higher, as these marriages are ending three times more often than they did in 1990. This is in spite of the fact that the overall divorce rate remains steady at about 50 percent of first-time marriages ending in a split.
A prenuptial agreement, commonly referred to as a “prenup,” is a document that divides and apportions assets and debts in the event of divorce. In prior years, prenups were common mostly among the very wealthy, but the economic – and social – stigmas associated with them have largely disappeared. Nowadays, couples of all economic levels may find prenups helpful.
The millennial generation, those between the ages of 22 and 37 in 2018, face blame for negatively impacting everything from sit-down restaurants to the diamond industry. One new thing that millennials stand accused of “killing” is divorce.
As compatible as two people may seem, there are some subtle signs and risk factors that their marriage may end in divorce.