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I wouldn't cling too tightly to the "Christian grounds" of divorce. You don't want to find yourself ignoring that issue (for better or worse) until you are served papers by a lawyered-up almost ex-wife.

As someone else said, the kids probably understand the situation a lot better than the two of you might (since they have a slight bit more perspective). Some kids in that situation might even resent the parents for forcing marriage to "work," for the kids' sake (I did...my wife still does). Using the kids themselves as a manipulation tool won't work too well, either.

In this last post, you are arguing with your wife on your own ID. You are clearly working at cross-purposes to each other, and as you pointed out, this is not going to be financially sustainable. You both have to figure out how to manage that (together or separately). Instead, the resentment will fester, and out-of-control spending on everyone's part will be symptomatic of that.

It IS a tough love board...well, a tough board, anyway, but they won't steer you in the wrong direction...
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