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  •  So, basically, the alimony-receiver gets out (2+ / 0-)
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    Sparhawk, meatballs

    of the relationship; and the alimony-payer is shackled to it for a court-determined period of time.

    Yes, that's forced servitude. Giving up one's career to support a marriage entitles one to an increased portion of the marital assets, as an "in-kind" contribution to them.

    But no adult has the right to live off the work of another against that person's will.

    Non enim propter gloriam, diuicias aut honores pugnamus set propter libertatem solummodo quam Nemo bonus nisi simul cum vita amittit. -Declaration of Arbroath

    by Robobagpiper on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 07:18:39 AM PST

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    •  Give me a break (1+ / 0-)
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      Greed, greed, greed. You sucked her dry and you want to dump her and let her die in poverty. You lived off her unpaid labor for decades - clearly indentured servitude if not slavery - and now you want to toss her aside and laugh as she works a minimum wage job or two or three to try to support the kids, like Joe Walsh's wife.

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