Even in the best of circumstances, the debate over who gets what can often become an emotional boiling point when you're facing divorce. Suddenly, the box of CDs you haven't listened to in years is a prized posession. The scratched and dented end table is full of memories and both of you decide you want it. Even the laundry basket can become a source of debate. Is that last object really important? Almost never. That last object becomes a symbol. The reality hits one or both of you: once that last object's fate has been determined, the marriage is theoretically over.
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