In previous eras, couples soldiered on even if they were very unhappy.But boomers gave up on the concept of the dutiful-but-unhappy spouse a long time ago.Sadly, and often with great affection for each other, the couple say "enough." And, yes, couples are saying that more often these days. And then, of course, we're now looking at the aging of the boomers.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.And although we don't celebrate divorce in this country, we are not afraid of it, either. Did you or someone you know divorce after a long-term marriage?