Calling It Quits

September 29, 2009

Calling It QuitsIf you’re at mid-life and feeling the need to divorce, may I suggest Deirdre Bair’s book Calling it Quits: Late-Life Divorce and Starting Over. But be ready for change!

After conducting nearly 400 interviews with ex-wives, ex-husbands and their adult children, New York Times bestselling author Bair concludes that in these days it’s women, not men, who are initiating divorce. Why? It boiled down to the freedom to control their own lives.

To quote:

They divorced because they could not go on living the same old life in the same old rut with the same old boring person.

Although their reasons ranged from “he traded me in for a trophy wife younger than our daughter” to “We had nothing in common anymore” or ” I couldn’t take his … (gambling, womanizing, drinking etc) to simply boredom, the connecting link was: freedom. And the connecting link for men: Surprise!!!

Click to take a look at the book

This all begs the question: What do You think?

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One Response to “Calling It Quits”

  1. RobD Says:

    I usually don’t post on Blogs but ya forced me to, great info.. excellent! … I’ll add a backlink and bookmark your site. 🙂


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