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Truth be told, there is nothing like a divorce to make a Madonna out of a Tammy Wynette. Nothing like a divorce, that is, to make even the most accommodating and least politicized female sit up and take note of the fact that the judicial system is run primarily by men who tend on the whole to favor women who stay home and busy themselves with kinder and kuche--and to regard with punitive suspicion (however unconscious) those women who want it every which way, the career and the children and the divorce.

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Source Notes: "In the Country of Divorce," in Women on Divorce: A Bedside Companion, ed. Penny Kaganoff and Susan Spano (1995).

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