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For some same-sex couples, breaking up is hard to do

Allison Flood Lesh wants a divorce. She's happy to share custody of her 17-month-old daughter.

At the moment, she can't have either wish. Her home state of Texas doesn't consider her to be married or a mom. Her name isn't even on the birth certificate.

Those two problems "never even crossed my mind" when she began looking for a lawyer to get out of her same-sex marriage, performed legally in Washington in 2010. "I didn't think it would be this hard," Flood Lesh, 33, says. "It's a lot bigger than I initially thought."

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/24/gay-lesbian-marriage-divorce/12676013/

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