5 Reasons Long-Term Marriages Crumble. Midlife breakups are more common now than a generation ago.

Updated: Sep 28

by Robin L. Flanigan, AARP, May 27, 2021

Ever since Bill and Melinda Gates announced that their 27-year marriage was over, one question has been on the lips of many talk show hosts and everyday folks: How can this be, after all that time together?