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Melissa Benn begins a three-part look at the history of divorce.
1: `The Long Road to Divorce'.
We take our right to a divorce for granted, but only 150 years ago people wishing to separate and remarry had to petition Parliament.
2: `Holy Deadlock'.
Melissa Benn continues her series on the history of divorce with a look at the 1930s, when adultery was grounds for a divorce.
This resulted in elaborate deceptions whereby one party would fake an affair.
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Melissa Benn concludes her three-part look at the history of divorce.
`From Morality to Money'.
Divorce may now be available to everyone, but financial and legal complexities remain.
Meanwhile, society endlessly debates the rights and wrongs of divorce.