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Hi and welcome to our site!You will be eligible for social security benefits based on your spouse working record after be you will be married at least ten years.
As you were only married for five years - currently you are not eligible,
but you might be eligible for benefits based on your own working record.
Let me know if you need any clarification this matter.
can you provide a reference to that page (which you mentioned) and I will verify?
Yes - that is correct.
10 years married requirements is for divorced spouses.
If you are currently married - you do qualify for 50% of your spouse's benefits based on your spouse's working record after one year of being married.
If you qualify for benefits based on your own working record and spousal benefits - you would receive a larger of both - Sorry for confusion.