I like to think this is the reason, too. It's the one I convince myself of. We all tell ourselves that.
But I'm openminded to there being another reason. Only I have no idea what it could be.
I often think it could be that they are simply exacting revenge from years of resentment they have towards us. If they were genuinely unhappy and felt oppressed for many years then this is their way of taking control. Just a theory though
My ex did this, wanted the divorce so he could marry ow and kept delaying the process at every turn. He even neglected to turn up to court so he could delay the process again.
It's about having their cake and eating it too.
Best thing I gained in my divorce - my freedom.
As people often say, you can't expect in D what you didn't get in your M.
Took a while, but I like the me I am, without him
Double Betrayal D-Day 7/26/2013