Divorce after sixty is likely to mean that one or both partners feel imprisoned--not enough space between them to breathe, too much togetherness, too much interdependence, and no separate hobbies, trips or learning experiences. Boredom from passivity; too much acceptance of limitations.
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Source Notes: It's Better to Be Over the Hill Than Under It: Thoughts on Life Over Sixty ("Divorce After Sixty") (1990).
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