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Happily married couple , Jake and Maria Grey, consider getting a divorce to get Medicaid for their developmentally disabled daughter . The Greys got married nine years ago on a Florida beach. They have since become the proud parents of two daughters , 2-year-old Fairen and 6-year-old Brighton
Happy Couple Mulls Divorce to Pay for Daughter ' s Health Care . Jake and Maria Grey of A Texas couple are contemplating a divorce in order to afford health care costs for their disabled The happily married couple have been forced to consider the option of divorce because their.
Jake and Maria Grey are happily married with two children. But they're considering a divorce, for the sake of one of their kids.
The Texas couple say it's the only way their developmentally disabled daughter can qualify for Medicaid and get the health care she needs.
The Greys got married nine years ago on a Florida beach. They have since become the proud parents of two daughters, 2-year-old Fairen and 6-year-old Brighton, who was born with a rare genetic disorder, Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome. Developmentally still a newborn, Brighton requires around-the-clock attention.
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Happily married couple Jake and Maria Grey say they are thinking of getting a divorce in order to help their special needs daughter qualify for Medicaid. She is developmentally still a newborn and requires round-the-clock attention. Even with health insurance, they spend nearly ,000 a year out
A couple in Texas is considering getting divorced just to be able to pay for their daughter ' s spiraling health care costs , "Today" reported. Jake and Maria Grey of Sanger are happily married but his ,000 salary means the family doesn't qualify for Medicaid, which they say is the only way they can
"She will not be able to be on her own ever and requires 24/7 care," Maria Grey said.
The couple has tried to get Medicaid to help with spiraling medical costs but Jake earns too much — $40,000 — for the family to qualify. The Greys applied for state assistance but don't expect to get it because of where they fall on the list.
"We're No. 60,000," Maria said.
That's why the couple is contemplating divorce. It would allow Maria to become a single, unemployed mother and qualify her for Medicaid. The couple said it may be the only way the family could get the help they need to care for Brighton.
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The couple is happily married with two little girls, but even though they are happily married they are finding themselves considering divorce the reason why is making headlines all over. The oldest daughter , Brighton was born with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, which requires 24 hour care .
Happy Couple Mulls Divorce to Pay for Daughter ' s Health Care . Jake and Maria Grey of Sanger are happily married but his ,000 salary means the family doesn't qualify for Medicaid, which they say is the only way they can afford treatments and care for their 6-year-old Brighton, born with the
"We shouldn't have to make that sacrifice to get our child Medicaid," Maria Grey said.
Jake Grey, an Army veteran, said the family has private health insurance but they still spend about $15,000 every year out of pocket.
"It's drowning us to try to keep up with her medical expenses," he said. "We've done everything we can do to try to keep her afloat, and we're going to reach a point where we can't do it and we won't have another option. We don't know what to do."
The couple said they have heard of other families in the same heartbreaking dilemma.
"We are not looking for charity, we're not looking for money or donations. We don't want a GoFundMe — we don't want any of that," Maria said. "I need the state to step up and give us the benefits that we need.
The Greys say they're going public with their struggle to help raise awareness about their predicament and encourage others in a similar situation to speak up. They say they'll do whatever necessary to help their daughter.
"She is a pure and beautiful soul," Maria said. "We're lucky to have that and I wouldn't change that for anything."
To keep her husband, Bernadette Chirac threatened to divorce herTraditionalist and madly in love, Bernadette Chirac forgave all the infidelities of Jacques. Divorce was never an option for her, until she met a woman who had a lot to do with her husband's life and career.
For a long time, Bernadette Chirac turned a blind eye to her husband's repeated infidelities. Not fooled by his favorite hobby pastime, Jacques Chirac's wife cashed his 5-7 without flinching . Traditionalist, in love and very attached to the President of the Republic, the former First Lady never thought of divorce despite painful periods. "For more than fifty years of Chiracian escapades, Bernadette lived under threat, informed of parallel lives, without following the fleeting frivolities, but taking care to limit the breakage, writes Xavier Panon in his book Chirac, the president with 5 faces. A beautiful, old-fashioned cocue, she supports, unwillingly, the temperament of her fickle husband, but she does so with respect for social propriety. ""Of course, I was jealous," said Bernadette Chirac, "good enough, there's a philosophy of age, and my husband's luck is that I've been a very reasonable girl. " Conscious of her complicated daily life, she explained that she had thought about separation. But not really because of the naughty inclination of Jacques Chirac. He accepted her without flinching knowing that anyway, he would always come to his side. What she had a lot of trouble with?
The presence of Marie-France Garaud at his side . Bernadette Chirac never carried in her heart the one who advised her husband in the shadows. In 1978, after a political humiliation, she spoke for the first time of the hypothesis of divorce. "Pierre, I'm going to divorce ... It's because of Marie-France Garaud, if she's still here the day of the European elections, I divorce" , she said to Pierre Figeac, an old friend of the road President, as Xavier Panon writes. "She took me for a perfect idiot"But divorce, she did not really think about it. Then to achieve her goals,
Bernadette Chirac gave an ultimatum to her husband to remove his two political advisersNow rid of this advisor "Whatever the result, these people will leave, or of course I'll leave" , wrote Marie-Thérèse Guichard in Danielle, Bernadette, Françoise and the others. Obviously, Jacques Chirac did not think long before dismissing them. In the wake, Marie-France Garaud announced camera face his departure, because of "a political problem" ... A marital problem rather. To her, Claude Chirac's mother did not mince words when she spoke about her husband's former advisor : "She is a very intelligent and charming woman, but she has a lot of contempt for people. She uses them, then she throws them in. I thought she was a perfect idiot Her mistake was not to be wary of me, we can not be wary of good women. "
"Cruella", "diabolical", as she was nicknamedBernadette Chirac was able to get the place she deserved . Launched in politics on the lands of the Correze who had become President of the Republic, wife Jacques Chirac has never raised the threat of divorce his story, very serious, with Jacqueline Chabridon I hesitated because I had children and maybe because I was a prisoner of family traditions. My mother-in-law told me at the time of the marriage: 'Especially, no divorce in the family'
The richer people are today, the more likely they are to get married — and stay married .
The divorce rate in the US dropped 18% between 2008 and 2016, according to a new analysis. That's likely because couples today are waiting until they're older and more established financially to marry — both factors that protect against divorce.According to an analysis by University of Maryland sociology professor Philip Cohen, the divorce rate decreased 18% between 2008 and 2016. And it's poised to drop even further.