Baby boomers have grown into a generation of ‘silver splitters’

HomenewsBaby boomers have grown into a generation of ‘silver splitters’

The number of over-sixties divorcing their partners has hit a 40-year high as men seek a new life of adventure after years of marriage, according to figures published yesterday.

“Silver splitter” divorces are continuing to rise at a time when the overall number of marriage failures is in decline. Unlike other age groups where women are more likely to file for divorce, among the over-sixties men are as likely as women to want to end a marriage. For full story click here

Taken from The Times, Richard Ford
August 7 2013