Domestic Diversions

Blimey: moralistic blame did not strengthen marriage across the pond

CNN reports on the United Kingdom’s move away from only fault-based divorce requiring proof of “unreasonable behavior” or years of living apart and moving toward a no fault divorce system.

Jack Guy writes (excerpt):
Experts say current rules can make conflict worse, reduce the chances of reconciliation, and damage children who are stuck in the middle, according to the release.
“Hostility and conflict between parents leave their mark on children and can damage their life chances,” said Justice Secretary David Gauke.

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