Everyone by now has heard of Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert got a divorce. I’m sure many media outlets are scratching their heads and saying, “huh?” And the “blame game” begins as reporters and paparazzi were shocked as were all of us. Divorce is sad enough when not in the public eye.
Case in point, Ben and Jen. Everyone wants to know just who was the cause? I read a great quote that there are three sides in a divorce or the breaking of any contract,his, hers and the truth. Sadly these are never the same.
Some of midlife women clients have gone through a few really nasty ones. This time of change as she transitions to new life often brings up other self-evaluations. Some may search for a new job/career. Some leave “nine to five” grind and start a business to be able to be home for the kids. Many leave the corporate and try a different direction, of course, it matters whether children are grown or still living in the house.
There seems to more on relationships than before. As I was coming home today, the radio host asked what was the ideal age to get married & stay married for the long haul? Thirty one. The myth of a thirty year old woman having more of a chance of getting struck by lightning than marrying is, just that, a myth!
The radio said for those who had a 2nd or 3rd marriage, percentage of likelihood of staying married, the percentage decreases with each divorce. Steve Harvey regularly addresses relationships between men and women.
One in two marriages end in divorce…