This blog is written by the girlfriend of the user Dockley, just to show both sides of the coin in a world gone mad where divorce is concerned.
I divorced in 1997 with 2 small children aged 4 & 3. My ex left the home and also took entire contents with him. He stopped paying the mortgage and did not pay maintenance. I on the other hand struggled to keep my part time job, care for the kids and pay the bills. This I managed and eventually had the mortgage(debt) signed over to me. There was no equity in the house at the time. Obviously I was bitter to my ex but some of the stories I read on here