In an effort to put forth a family front, many women make nice and play the Good Wife. Others call it a deal breaker and start fresh. Many argue that the latter requires more strength and willpower, but others contend that it is even bolder to stay in a relationship that appears to be beyond repair. Marital status often trumps the "strong mom" card, but then women who leave their husbands (Jenny Sanford for the time being) may be regaled as better role models for their children as they are seen as tough and resilient. In the end, it is a very personal decision and so much depends on the circumstances regarding the couple and the marital issues at hand. But if you were Elin Woods, what would you do: walk or stay?
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