"And after tumbling and getting a mouthful of dirt, I had to try to stand up, then figure out where I was and start walking." "When my marriage broke down, I got so physically constricted that I couldn't get any volume out at all," she added. I realize I couldn't live without singing and had to do something about it.
magazine back in May 2011, noting that she literally couldn't speak after the betrayal.
"It was like I was kicked off my own bus while it was moving full speed ahead, and I landed in the dirt and everything I had was thrown out after me," she said at the time.
After a slight hesitation, Twain, 49, quipped: "I wish I'd never met you." Quick recap: Thiebaud had an affair with Twain's husband and her chief musical producer Robert "Mutt" Lange, which ended their 17-year marriage in June 2010.
The singer revealed what she would say to Thiebaud if she ever ran into her during the show's Plead the Fifth segment.
"If a man gets divorced, his support in later life is gone.
Plan B may be to remarry because he needs a caregiver." After divorce, children often live with their mothers.
Former spouses often step in, mainly to spare their children, or because no one else can, says Cooney.
New configurations The end of a marriage often leads to the formation of a new family, with relatives or friends assuming the caregiving role of a spouse.
Women also still earn less than men and have a longer life expectancy, which puts them at greater economic risk.