Dating after divorce in your 40s
However, as long as you’re both open and honest with each other and have discussed your needs, wants, expectations and values…then go for it.This is EXTREMELY important and will make or break where your relationship is headed.
According to the CDC's report 100 Years of Divorce and Marriage Statistics, divorce rates went from less than 3% to almost 7% from the late 1800s to the late 1960s.
Not surprisingly, divorce rates have only increased over time.
There are a variety of factors that contribute to this, including general attitudes towards divorce and marriage in society.
This may have been because no-fault divorce was first made available in the 70s.
It was the first time a spouse could also cite irreconcilable differences as a reason for divorce, making a divorce much easier to obtain.