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18 Couples Reveal Why They Can't Get A Divorce Even Though They Want One
What do you do when you want a divorce but can't get one? If you're unhappy in your marriage and don't see things getting any better, the logical thing to do would be to get a divorce. Unfortunately though that's not always an option, as these 17 couples explain. From financial dependency to fears of losing the kids, here's why divorce can't happen for these people.

What a complex web we weave.

1
My ex still controls me by not divorcing me, sadly where I live since I have kids with him I can't divorce him without him being present. He won't come back because he has warrants!

Debt that's holding you down.

2
I can’t leave my marriage until my credit card debt is gone. It sucks that I’m trapped because I can’t afford to be on my own without him.

Some people make things harder than they need to be.

3
My husband is in the military and I'm getting sick and tired of being a military wife but I can't divorce him because he won't sign the papers. Fml.

Stuck between a rock and a hard place.

4
Found my wife cheating on me within a month of being married. She continues to do so because she knows I can't divorce her without losing my job. I'm a youth pastor.

Children are involved.

5
I'm not in love with my husband anymore. But I can't divorce him because we have custody of his kids and I don't want to abandon them. But I wish I could leave.

Your livelihood is at stake.

6
My wife treats me so badly. I can't get a divorce because I sank my life savings into a business we own together.
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