Being present physically or emotionally but checked out emotionally or physically isn't a marriage. There is more than one way to leave a spouse, Neglect is one of those ways is meant to be forever with both emotional and physical bonds intertwined as
Family Lawyers who specialise in Family Law. Quote: "Divorce isn't such a tragedy. A tragedy's staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce".
I've found this to be true in all relationships. In marriage it's the communication, often, of our real selves that stops. Differences pile up until we grow critical or silent, saying only the most careful things but never whats deep in our hearts