A woman has shared her despair at the possibility of her upcoming wedding having to be called off as it turns out her fiancé never actually divorced his ex-wife
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When you marry someone you would hope that you know a lot about the other person.
But one bride-to-be claims she just got the shock of her life when she found out her fiancé, whom she plans to marry in months, is still married to his ex.
The anonymous woman has taken to the internet to share her upset after realizing she may now have to cancel her own wedding for that reason – after spending £30,000 on it.
Write in a post on Mumsnet, The woman explained that her partner’s ex-wife informed her that they were still legally husband and wife.
She claims they broke up over a decade ago but never really bothered to go through the process of a breakup Divorce.
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Her fiancé claimed he couldn’t remember if they were divorced or not, but she later got confirmation that they were still married.
He is said to have started divorce proceedings earlier this year, but it now seems likely that it won’t be completed by their wedding date – something his partner doesn’t think he cares too much about.
The bride-to-be writes: “I urged him last week to call the company he’s handling all this with and finally did yesterday – he tells them I’m on his case and then, it turns out, on the phone that we probably can’t get married says he’s about to waste £30,000.
“I’m disappointed – our invitations went out this week, his comment about me working on his case (why isn’t he keen to fix that himself!), about not mentioning how much he loves me wants to get married – only he’s going to lose £30,000.”
She added: “I don’t know what to do or how to feel. I know we’re lucky but the £30,000 for the wedding isn’t much compared to income so while it’s a waste – he wouldn’t normally even bat an eyelid.”
More than 400 people replied to the woman’s post, many very concerned about her partner’s behavior and urging her to leave him.
One person said, “You poor thing. He doesn’t sound nice and loving. He also sounds like he doesn’t want to marry you. I can imagine that this is very painful for you, but I would not find anyone who would talk about it. She is rude enough to marry someone. I am so sorry.”
Another wrote: “I would definitely quit! And remove myself from the relationship, to be honest. How can someone forget that they didn’t get divorced? You don’t forget that.”
Another wrote: “I’m sorry but I don’t think he wants to marry you. He ‘forgot’ he’s still married?
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