As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Other Romantic Adventures in an Age of Longevity

As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Other Romantic Adventures in an Age of Longevity

by Abigail Trafford

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465018635
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 01/12/2010
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Abigail Trafford, an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, is a former health editor at the Washington Post. She is the author of My Time and Crazy Time. She lives in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Prologue Arc of Love xi

Turmoil

1 The Big Churn 3

2 Retired Spouse Syndrome 25

3 In Sickness and Health 45

4 Sexy Beasts 67

Part 2 Surprise

5 Circus Act 89

6 Breaking Up 109

7 Romantic Adventures 129

8 New Normal 149

Part 3 Truth and Reconciliation

9 Sticking together 169

10 Boomerang Couples 191

11 Throwback Romance 211

12 Serial Spouses 231

Epilogue The Circle 253

Selected Bibliography 259

Resources 261

Index 265

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