If you are divorcing later in life, you are not alone! Almost one in four couples over age 50 divorce.
You never imagined you would be a statistic after all these years of marriage. Yet, you now find yourself contemplating or in the midst of what is known as gray divorce, a term used to describe splitting up in later-life.
The numbers are even higher for second and subsequent marriages. Despite the high rate of divorce for boomers and seniors, little has been written about the specific challenges older adults face when their marriages end.
Whether you are divorce curious, have made a choice, or the decision was thrust on you, Gray Divorce: Everything You Need to Know About Later-Life Breakups will prepare you to feel more in control of the process.
Meet Linda Hershman
Linda is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who became interested in gray divorce, or splitting up in later-life when she noticed how many couples and individuals over age 50 in her private practice consider or pursue divorce.
Linda is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, preparing therapists for licensure as LMFTs. She has presented nationally and internationally on gray divorce and adult children of divorce. She is a frequent guest on podcasts and writer of articles with a focus on relationships. See Linda’s presentations, media appearances, and articles here.
When Linda is not seeing clients, managing her group practice, the Couples and Family Wellness Center in suburban Philadelphia, and writing books and magazine articles, she loves to travel, hike, and attend craft shows. She possesses mad knitting skills, and was knitting before it was cool.
Everything You Need to Know About Later-Life Breakups
Linda wrote “Gray Divorce” because no comprehensive, culturally competent resources existed to help boomers, seniors, and adult children of divorce understand their unique challenges and guide them through the process.
Kindle edition available now at Amazon
Paperback book available for pre-order by May, 2022
Where to Buy
You’ll find Gray Divorce at the following retailers in ebook and paperback formats.
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A pioneer in the field of gray divorce.
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