If you’re in that group, you are at significant risk for a rebound divorce, or marrying the wrong person, usually far too quickly, later in life.
When those marriages don’t work out, the consequences can be even harsher because you are older and less resilient, financially and emotionally.
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Most older daters are reluctant to reveal all of their warts in the beginning of a new relationship.
The odds of divorce are 40 percent higher for people in remarriages, so the people most likely to divorce late in life are the ones who have already been divorced and then remarried.
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According to the latest census research, those over the age of 50 are now divorcing at double the rate of younger people.
Realize that those you date — like yourself — have significant baggage, and be prepared to deal with it.By pacing the relationship slowly, you can afford to dole out your biggest questions and get the answers you need.