Analyses | Social mobility and wellbeing | 2020-04-20 | Sing Tao

Grey divorce: Challenges to overcome after a late-life split

Marriage is a formal union between two individuals. Most newly-married couples aspire to a lifelong marriage. However, the number of elderly couples who decide to end their marriage has been increasing in recent years. Unlike the separations of younger generations, there are unique challenges facing people of grey divorce, such as the change in financial status and psychological state. How can divorced elders deal with those issues?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.