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08 Jan 08 #10268 by megan
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After over 30 years together my husband left me 6wks ago as he is having an affair and totaly loved up.
I saw a sol who said I should divorce him for adultery but as I was in shock should leave it untill i felt ready to go ahead.
i have just been told by a friend that he has seen a solicitor and is going to divorce me for unreasonable behaviour. I'm sure i have been unreasonable at some point over 30years but we were mostly very happy. How can he do this?

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08 Jan 08 #10269 by Angel557
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My friend had this done to her he cheated on her twice different women, left her and the 2 kids then divorced her on the grounds of UB and some of the reason's were really petty .She let him do it as she was just glad to get him out of her life after what he had done to her.

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09 Jan 08 #10281 by gone1
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Yes he can do this. My wife divorced me on UB although it was her that had the affair. I wanted her to pay so I let it proceed. But it was my job to make the reasons up. I was glad to be out of it and to be honest it dont matter who does what. As long as it happens. There is no moral high ground in divorce. Its all failure and cost. The most important thing is to get it done. If you can get that pettion signed and returned you have cracked it. Chris

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09 Jan 08 #10288 by ToxieDogg
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I can echo what Chris has said, my wife is divorcing me for unreasonable behaviour (playing on my games consoles too much) whilst she's been having an affair too. I also gave her the reason after a lengthy discussion that we had about each other's faults, but my situation differs slightly in that I didn't find out about she'd been seeing someone else until literally a week after I'd signed the agreement to her petition and sent it back :angry:

But in the same way I've too let it proceed because she's paying for it and I just want her out of my life ASAP....we haven't got any kids fortunately. Although I'm not tremendously happy about the situation and would much rather see her having to shoulder the blame for her actions, the fact of the matter is that the divorce is going to happen anyway and the guilty party (her) is paying for it so the outcome will be the same either way.

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