Phew, the Decree Absolute arrived which to those who haven’t had this experience means that the divorce is finalised. I am now a single lady again. I think I’ll set up kissing booths at all the town shows locally, I’ll perhaps dance on a table or two, and/or perhaps settle back and read a book. I wish I could rest for a while but the kid was supposed to mow the lawn each week and it hasn’t been done for a month so I ended up mowing that on top of all the other jobs around the house. The new marital status is a tad discombobulating but satisfying none the less. I’m going to let this new status sink in for a while.
What I don’t understand is why on forms for quotes for car, house, life insurance or any form in general, there is a section where it asks your name and then asks your matrimonial status, are you married, cohabiting, separated, divorced, single.
Do I for the rest of my life have to keep ticking divorced? Why not single? What difference does it make to my risk factors and driving history? What difference does it make to my life insurance? Why do I have to keep being reminded of all that went on each time I fill in a form? How does it affect premiums? How does it validate or invalidate the information provided? What stinking difference does it make? If you have any insight into this matter, please share.