The court considers the following factors in awarding alimony:

The past relations and conduct of the parties;
The length of the marriage;
The ability of the parties to work and their respective income;
The source and amount of property awarded to the parties;
The age of the parties;
The ability of the parties to pay spousal support;
The present situation of the parties;
The needs of the parties;
The health of the parties;
The prior standard of living of the parties and whether either is responsible for the support of others; and General principles of equity.

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