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can someone please explain this to me? (about same sex marriage)

First let me just say I don't care what other people do. Their personal life means nothing to me.

What happens when/if a same sex couple decide that they no longer wish to be married, what is the process for separating/divorcing? Is it still called divorce? What kind of legal process do they follow?

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stressedmomma13

Asked by stressedmomma13 at 11:12 AM on Aug. 13, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • if it's a legal marriage, they go through a legal divorce like any other married couple. the whole point is they shouldn't have different rules, right?
    figaro8895

    Answer by figaro8895 at 11:15 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Thats a good question im not sure but it would seem to be the same to me after all theyre getting married just the same right. But to answer about same sex relationships sometimes they feel that the same sex can make them feel better and understand them a little better. I dont really know but thats how ive been told.
    apiegurl

    Answer by apiegurl at 11:15 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • They would legally separate and divorce just like the straight folks do. The whole idea is same rules for everyone.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 11:16 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • If it's a legal marriage, then they would go through the same legal divorce the rest of us do. A divorce is simply a negotiation to get out of a legal contract (your marriage) and there is no need to change that process simply because both parties are the same gender.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:16 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • got it, thanks ladies.
    stressedmomma13

    Comment by stressedmomma13 (original poster) at 11:16 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • If they were allowed to be legally married. Then they would have to file for a legal divorce just like straight couples do. Same process.
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 11:19 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • yep, if they are legally married, they have to file for a divorce, same as straight married couples.
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 11:24 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • First let me point out gay couples have a higher long term relationship success rate over straight couples. That being said to answer you questions.

    OK this is saying it is called marriage.

    What happens when/if a same sex couple decide that they no longer wish to be married, what is the process for separating/divorcing?

    The same way as yours would have to be done

    Is it still called divorce?

    Yes

    What kind of legal process do they follow?

    The same as yours.

    This is if we call it something else.

    What happens when/if a same sex couple decide that they no longer wish to be married, what is the process for separating/divorcing?

    There wouldn't really be any thing besides splitting up. No comunicable property. Nawda. Just a paper signed through attorneys.

    Is it still called divorce?

    Not in this case If it is not called divorce a new na
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 11:39 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • What kind of legal process do they follow?

    Basically they would each get attorneys to draw up papers that say the union is now nullinviod. They would be able to skip all the hullabaloo However be denied all the things we get through a divorce.
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 11:41 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Not in this case If it is not called divorce a new na

    Sorry suppose the be if it is not called marriage a new name would have to be made besides divorce for their split. Which that would cost a boat load,.
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 11:43 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

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