"I know it would be wrong to stay married for the sake of my children."
"Really? Who told you that?"
"Several of my friends."
"I don't mean to sound offensive, but what makes them experts on the matter?"
She stared at me for a few moments. I think she was trying to decide if I were a jerk, or if I had a point worth considering. Finally she spoke. Her advice from "several friends" mostly came from one.
"Linda tells me the best thing she ever did was divorce Tom. Says I should divorce Bill so I can be happy."
"Do you think Linda's kids feel the same way about her divorcing their Dad?"
"I don't know."