I see it advised here all the time, but I wonder if it is outdated...? In my state Temp. Support Agreements cover living situations during Separation.
So even though POS ran away in March and has not been back since, it has no bearing on the divorce process at this point.
Lord knows I threw that word in his face though, just to twist the emotional knife when I was really angry! Legally though it meant nothing.
This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man ~ Shakespeare, Hamlet