I have been married twice in my life. My first marriage ended in divorce, and this left me emotionally, and financially damaged. I also had to rebuild my life from scratch, and after 15 years or so, and three children, it wasn’t easy, and it took me many years to be in a happy place again.

I’m not saying that only men suffer in divorce because that would be too much of a one-sided argument. Obviously, women are affected by divorce as well.

What I’m actually saying is generally men lose so much more after divorce.

Emotionally, men in a marriage or partnership usually end up leaving the marital home because, apparently, the kids are better off with their mum, although I have to disagree as this isn’t always the case. Dads are also rarely given the option to stay as a lone parent in the home.

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