No one ever said that the decision to separate from your spouse would be an easy one. In fact, even the victims of abuse often have a hard time making the difficult choice to end their marriages.
Once the Supreme Court ruled that same sex-marriage was a right, regardless of what state a couple lives in, many couples quickly eloped. Others finally executed plans they had spent years hoping to see through. Getting married was like a dream come true to these couples, who had long faced denial of equal rights under questionable state laws.