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But heck, how about this? When minor children are present, grant a divorce if a court decides that divorce "is in the best interest of the children."

Yeah, how would that work? In homes where the parents take great pains to try to keep the children from knowing that they are miserable with each other, how would you determine if it's in the best interest of the child? What about families where one parent travels a lot and the child doesn't see him or her very much anyway? While I agree that in most cases, kids are better off with two parents in a stable relationship, I have also seen how much stress a bad marriage can put on the kids of the marriage.

Thank you for illustrating that the default position of advocates of the divorce culture is usually divorce by either married person, at any time for any reason or no reason.

Advocates of the divorce culture routinely accept the ability of courts to decide what is in the "best interest of the child" but they don't want to limit the divorce culture to that standard when it comes to modifying divorce on demand by a parent.

The simple fact is that advocates of the divorce culture do not want the interests of the children to stand between them and a divorce. The interests of the children are expendable.

Seattle Pioneer
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