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There is no escaping news coverage of Brexit. I’ve tried. It’s on your phone, on your internet searches, on Facebook – and a likely topic of conversation at some point whoever you speak to. It has blanket coverage. So, my challenge is this: is there any way we can make this European divorce a force for good? What can separating couples learn about divorce from watching this painful Brussels-London decoupling?
So Prince Harry has decided not to sign a pre-nup before marrying Meghan Markle, according to reports. He believes he doesn’t need to safeguard his estimated £30 million fortune because he is marrying Ms Markle for life – who herself is said to be worth £4 million and is on her second marriage.
Making the decision to split from a spouse can be one of the hardest things that many people will do. Once they have made the decision and set the wheels in motions there is a seemingly endless list of “to dos” to get things sorted before they can move on with the rest of their life. The last thing anyone wants is for the process to be delayed.
It’s 2018. Maybe this is the year to be honest about marriage and take the stigma out of marriage breakdown. Maybe, 2018 should be the year of the prenup?