Can retirement ruin your marriage?
Many people think that life after retirement is full of fun and excitement. They’ll be able to spend a lot of time with their partner and plan many hobbies they never got a chance to do. But things can be a bit different in reality.
The change associated with retiring can be full of many challenges that many will struggle with. And let’s be honest! Who hasn’t heard a tragic story of a long-term relationship that suddenly ended for no obvious reason?
About 40-50% of marriages are estimated to end in divorce. And unfortunately, the boomer generation is responsible for this growing trend in many regards. Even though life after retirement can bring new delights, one can also experience marriage issues once they’ve retired.
Here are 6 ways to help you and your partner navigate the unavoidable changes that will occur when you retire so you can enjoy the remaining years together.