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I don't want to hijack that thread, but perhaps this phenomena is worth discussing.

Aside from divorce, what strategies might be used to motivate a spouse who decides they no longer want to contribute to the family weal by working?

And how might a spouse who is victimized by this deal with the frustration and resentment (and financial stress) it may cause?


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Divorce maybe the only choice. There are multiple versions of the situation.

The OP is dealing with the most difficult situation. Her husband has mental illness issues. When an adult refuses to accept that they are mentally ill, but are not a threat to themselves or others, there is very little that can be done.
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