Beverly Willett is a freelance writer, lawyer and vice chair of the Coalition for Divorce Reform, which she helped found. She has written for national newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, Prevention and Woman’s Day, among others. Contact her at and follow her on Twitter.

For years, I fought in court to stop him from ending our marriage. Now that NY has become the 50th state to enact no-fault divorce, women no longer have that option.