However, she also said that they will still be living under one roof. Her husband will be moving into the spare room with his own bath & toilet. He would have to do his own washing, coming's and going's. The reason they want to stay living together is because they have a toddler, she is returning to study next month & could no way afford to move out. A major factor is that they both come from very strict family's, separation or divorce could lead them to be disowned from their families and looked down upon with in the family social circle.
In lieu of child support he will continue to pay all of the mortgage repayments, council rates, H&C insurance & 65% of the water, gas & electric bills. They each buy their own groceries & personal use items.
I know it's sounds good in theory but I worry that it will be so stressful in practice.
I suggested they see a lawyer & get the arrangements down on paper, but she said there is no need for that(?). I know she has this bit of hope that they can reconcile with the help of counseling.
WDYT? Can it work successfully?
Edited by Diormummy, 25 January 2011 - 12:48 PM.