Users' questions

What causes divorce after 20 years of marriage?

What causes divorce after 20 years of marriage?

In many cases, such abuse is usually not tolerated for 20 years. But some people might tolerate it due to fear, financial dependency, social obligations, lack of support, or lack of courage to walk away. When the abused person reaches that stage of life where they can no longer take it, then it leads to divorce.

How common is divorce after 20 years?

Past research published in The Journals of Gerontology found that more than 1 in 4 people getting divorced in the United States are over age 50, and over half of those divorces happen after 20 years of marriage.

Is it OK to leave your wife after 32 years?

But now it’s 32 years later. We have two grown daughters, one who has given us two grandchildren, and another who married and left her husband a little over a year into their marriage. I am like others I’ve read here. I am no longer in love with my wife, although I do care for her a lot.

What happens when your spouse decides to leave you?

I don’t want to be married to you anymore.” It’s devastating when your spouse of 20+ years suddenly decides to end a life-long relationship, especially when things seemed good to you, and there had been no signs that they were suffering. But here’s where it gets sticky.

How old was my wife when I met her?

I am a man who has been married to my wife for 32 years. I told her I loved her five days after I met her. She was also my first sexual experience. I was 23 and she was 18. We both said it was a love-at-first-sight thing, and I’ll still agree to that today. But now it’s 32 years later.

Is it true that I am no longer in love with my wife?

I am no longer in love with my wife, although I do care for her a lot. I have never cheated on her, but I picture myself in a single-life situation with the ability to date all the time. I will say that two years ago I did meet a woman I work with, and we hit it off immediately.

But now it’s 32 years later. We have two grown daughters, one who has given us two grandchildren, and another who married and left her husband a little over a year into their marriage. I am like others I’ve read here. I am no longer in love with my wife, although I do care for her a lot.

I don’t want to be married to you anymore.” It’s devastating when your spouse of 20+ years suddenly decides to end a life-long relationship, especially when things seemed good to you, and there had been no signs that they were suffering. But here’s where it gets sticky.

When does a woman leave an unhappy marriage?

A woman will eventually get sick and tired of being in an unhappy marriage, and she will leave. It doesn’t matter how much she loves you. If you want your wife to stay with you forever, you must continue working at being the sort of man that she wants to stay with for life.

Do You Think You’re Ready to leave your marriage?

And for most of us, there’s no black and white answer about whether you’re ready to leave your marriage or not. There are just too many things to weigh and consider as you figure out what’s best for you (and your kids).