There was no internet, no television and no radio. Though life today is in many ways very different in Butler County than life was 100 years ago, in some important ways it is very much alike. People still fall in love, get married and have children. And sometimes those marriages end in divorce that can be complicated by child custody disputes, property disagreements or differences about just about anything and everything else. The New York Post recently went through recently unsealed divorce records from a century ago. Unlike Ohio, New York State seals those records for 100 years.
People get divorced for many reasons, but perhaps one of the most emotionally fraught is infidelity. More spouses throughout the country are currently feeling the sting of cheating after hackers leaked the personal information of 37 million alleged users of Ashley Madison, the extramarital dating service.