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Boomers and same-sex divorce: What to consider

The lingering effects of marriage inequality are still hanging on, even though same-sex marriages have been legal throughout the United States since 2015 -- especially for older same-sex couples who may now be divorcing. If your same-sex marriage is ending, here are some of the unique concerns that you may need to address:

Guilt may keep same-sex couples in unhappy marriages

Same-sex couples once lacked the legal right to marry -- and they struggled so long to obtain that right that a couple who finds themselves unhappily wed may feel guilty about wanting a divorce. That guilt can come from both inside and outside the marriage.

What do older same-sex couples need to know about divorce?

For a lot of older same-sex couples, the right to legally marry was supposed to be the key to their "happily ever after." Unfortunately, all marriages are subject to stressors and failures. However, there's some additional pain and stigma associated with same-sex divorce for many of these couples.

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