Question: What does it mean when a couple is separated?

What does it mean to be separated? Separation means that you are living apart from your spouse but are still legally married until you get a judgment of divorce. Although a separation doesnt end your marriage, it does affect the financial responsibilities between you and your spouse before the divorce is final.

What percentage of couples who separate get back together?

Occasionally and against the odds, some couples are able to reconcile after a period of separation. Statistics based on couples getting back together after a separation show that while 87% of couples finally end their relationship in divorce after a separation, the remaining 13% are able to reconcile post-separation.

What does it mean to be separated but not divorced?

What does it mean to be separated? A separation isnt the same as a divorce. Separation means that you are living apart from your spouse, but youre still legally married until you get a judgment of divorce from a court (even if you already have a judgment of separation).

Can you stay married but live separately?

But it is possible for a married couple to live apart and maintain a healthy relationship. If both parties are mutually vested in the relationship they will work at their marriage just as hard as a couple living under the same roof.

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