Which Way to Go: Divorce or Legal Separation?

If your Divorce has already worked its way through the court system, this post won’t do you much good (though it will have info you can pass along to others, or keep in mind if your next marriage doesn’t work out, either…)

But if you’re Divorce-Curious, still living together though someone’s leaving soon, or in the initial stages of your split, you will be faced with an important decision: File for Divorce, or start with a legal separation? Different states have different laws, so your location may affect your choices. But if you have an option, there are a number of factors you may want to consider.

Newsflash: Over 50’s Are Discerning About the People We Date

USA Today reports on a survey commissioned by the Over 50 dating site Ourtime.com, and guess what they found — we’re actually discerning about the people we want to date!  Yes, we will not go out with just anyone! The top deal breakers are poor health, uncertain finances, and physical unattractiveness, with about 75% of respondents citing those factors.  Not surveyed was the percentage of Over 50’s who say extravagant finances go a long way toward making up for a lack of attractiveness.

There’s more in the piece concerning attitudes about being amicable with your ex, and getting married again.  It’s worth a quick look.