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Husband ends up having to move out, losing his home, half or more of the marital assets, and importantly, daily life with his children. The wife retains the house, a good portion of the assets, the children and her new lover. Does this seem fair to you? It certainly doesn’t to me.
There are some who claim that we are moving forwards to a system where blame is more or less equally apportioned to both parties in a divorce, meaning that both parties have to assume the mantle of blame, even when one party is not at fault, leaving the party who feels they are innocent hugely aggrieved at the lack of accountability on the part of the party who has acted outwith the boundaries of the marriage.
we are in danger of viewing marriage and spouses as disposal commodities, to be binned at the earliest convenience when one party grows bored of the other – it would be easier to divorce than work at saving the marriage.
I also think however, especially as Ancillary Relief has been renamed as financial remedy that if a departing spouse wants to site more grounds and they are founded on fact that they ought to be able to sight domestic violence or financial recklessness or an inappropriate relationship with another person.