DIVORCE
07/01/2011 02:21 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2011

Long Separations: Some Couples Forgo Divorce In Favor Of Separation

JOHN FROST and his wife had been unhappily married for much of their 25 years together when his company relocated him in 2000. So when he moved from Virginia to Knoxville, Tenn., he left her behind.

At first, it wasn't clear what would happen next. Would she follow him? Or would they end up divorced?

Read more on nytimes.com

Subscribe to the Lifestyle email.
Life hacks and juicy stories to get you through the week.