On Friday, Jenny Sanford the wife of Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina filed for divorce from her husband as she found that he is having an affair with a woman in Argentina. When Mark confessed it in a news conference since then they are living separately and Jenny said about it:
“As so many of us know, the dissolution of any marriage is a sad and painful process,”
She said in a statement that,
“Because Mark and I are public figures, we have naturally had less privacy with which to deal with our difficulties than do other couples. Indeed, I know it will soon become known, so I choose to release this brief notice that I am now filing for divorce.”
Mr. Sanford wants to remain this marriage he doesn’t want to live away from his family. Mr. Sanford is very thankful to the whole country for their prayers in this difficult time. In her court filling which was posted by a newspaper:
“The defendant has engaged in a sexual relationship with a woman other than the plaintiff,”
Mr. Sanford accepts the full responsibility for what he did and calls it a “moral failure”.
On Wednesday in Barbara Walters special on ABC, Jenny said that she will not attend television conference with Mr.Sanford even if he will ask her. Jenny Sanford told Barbara:
“It’s been a crazy year, Certainly his actions hurt me, and they caused consequences for me, but they don’t in any way take away my own self-esteem. They reflect poorly on him.”
Mr. Sanford has faced many violation charges after it even he was asked for resignation.