You can't look to the future until you let go of the past.  It may seem like harmless "flings" with your ex, but if the relationship isn't moving toward reconciliation then it's binding you to failed love.

Divorce among aging adults is becoming more common.  An article in US News & World Report, Gray Divorce: The Financial Challenges & Opportunitiesreports the divorce rate to be twice the amount in 2015 compared to 1990, for adults 50 and older [Pew Research Center].

Between financial challenges, a new relationship status and a changing family dynamic, it's easy to feel like we're living someone else's life when divorcing.  At some point the surreal nature of the changes we experience hit us hard.