04/09/2015 01:37 pm ET Updated Apr 09, 2015

Divorce Isn’t An Option, Until It Is The Only One - NYTimes.com


In Unhitched, longtime couples tell the story of their relationship, from romance to vows to divorce to life afterward.

After 25 years of marriage, a divorce brought relief to Susan Steinbrecher and Neal Steinbrecher, who live in Dallas. Having grown up the children of divorced parents, neither considered divorce an option. After years growing apart, there was a cost to their split, but it wasn’t monetary: The couple spent a total of $125 in legal fees for their settlement. These interviews have been edited and condensed.

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