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Old 02-11-2018, 02:49 AM
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I know mine is confusing but I have a living ex of a 10 year marriage and a deceased husband from my
last marriage. So divorced and widowed.
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Old 02-11-2018, 03:13 AM
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Survivor benefits have different rules. But you can no longer choose between letting your own grow and taking spousal from a living ex . You lost that ability . You can only choose between your own and survivor.

If you choose your own you can still get a spousal adder from a living ex if 1/2 their full is more than your full but you can't take just spousal and leave yours to grow. You can only do that with survivor benefits.

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