I’ve observed that the fundamental problem has barely been touched by anyone in the Achraf Hakimi divorce case. We barely have enough credible information to make most of the judgments I’ve seen online, so I’ll focus on something I have enough information on.
Even though the outcome of a marriage mostly comes down to personal responsibility, there’s also this ghostly penumbra cast by the legal system that we so frequently fail to acknowledge, especially for Western marriages. In the last few decades, the institution of marriage has been transformed from a sacred institution that provided stability and meaning, to a financial tug of war which mostly has men at the losing end. The Ebue, Cisse’ and recently Hakimi cases aren’t isolated