Want a divorce?: How to tell your husband (or wife) you want a divorce

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So. You’ve decided that you want to file for divorce and you are wondering how to break the news to your spouse. Asking for a divorce, or telling your spouse you want a divorce is serious business, not to be handled in a blas√© fashion. If you think your spouse will be blindsided, you really need to think about when and how you break the news for any number of reasons.