Let him lack for the million and one things that a wife has done so long for his comfort that he did not even know she had done them. Above all, let him have to turn to strangers who are not interested in him and his affairs and who have no common backgrounds or mutual interests with him, for society. Then he will find out the worth of a wife and the price of a divorce.
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Source Notes: How to Win and Hold a Husband (chapter 34, "Trial Separation as a Divorce Cure") (1939).
Dorothy Dix (November 18, 1870 December 16, 1951), was the pseudonym of U.S. journalist Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer.
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