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17 Apr 07 #89 by wikivorce team
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You must show that your spouse has behaved in such a way that you cannot reasonably be expected to live with him or her. Unreasonable behaviour is now the most common fact on which to prove the ground for divorce in England and Wales. In an unreasonable behaviour petition, the petitioner sets out a number of allegations against the respondent.

These allegations might include references to excessive drinking or financial extravagance, for example; but it's worth bearing in mind that the court doesn't insist on really severe allegations of unreasonable behaviour in order to grant a divorce. Relatively mild allegations such as devoting too much time to a career, having no common interests or pursuing a separate social life may well suffice. Using mild allegations may also make it easier to agree the contents of the petition with your spouse before you issue it. This is also recommended by Resolution as a way to smooth the progress of the divorce.

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15 May 07 #252 by bob
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Not all men the same. I am an honest guy. The lady I am seeing has two young children husband wanted her to swing, he went with a man from swinging site he wears better womens underwear than her and does nothing around the house tells her its not his job. How about that for unreasonable behaviour. She still giving it 3 months to see if he can change or will she come with me.

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15 May 07 #254 by soulmanuk
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if every married couple used mild allegations everyone could get divorced. some i have heard
not washing up
turning TV over
not going to bed together ( she was in bed when he came home from the late shift???)
no social life (she worked nights he worked days that was too look after the kids cos child care too expensive)
it is taking it too the extreme, unreasonable behaviour should only be used for sever things abuse drunkenness violence and not because you did something different to your partner and they didn't like it. its just being childish. if everybody did the same thing wouldn't life be boring?<br><br>Post edited by: soulmanuk, at: 2007/05/15 15:04

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