Lorna's husband, Bob, doesn't like the idea of a divorce.
"It's messy," he mutters the one time she brings it up. "Complicated. It's not how a family should be. We made a commitment."
Lorna carefully doesn't remind him that neither of them have held up their ends of that commitment for a long time.
It hardly matters, though.
The kids are all gone now--Stanley a police detective with a new fiancee and gleaming commendations, Eugene in the midst of a military tour that she hopes to god will sort him out,
Sheila in medical school and living with girlfriends--so if Bob wants to move to the country indefinitely to "work through some things" instead of signing a piece of paper, she doesn't mind.
He's still got some honor, and she trusts he won't ruin her credit or destroy her good name.
If he wants to cling to this mask of respectability instead of making a clean break, it's not going to stop her from living her life, with or without him.
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