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I would assume that practical considerations will govern many people's decisions. (E.g. if there are young kids around and she doesn't want to confuse them.) In theory, though, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein's opinion was that when a woman gets married, she changes her customs because it's logically equivalent to the Polish Jew 300 years ago who finds himself ...
Rashi in Beshalach on "chamushim" states that all those left behind died during the three days of darkness. Every member of Bnai Yisrael who survived left in the Exodus. Thus, if a husband or wife was left behind, the person who left was a widow or widower.
It is a gemara in Pesachim 112a which talks about advice from the chachamim (I don't believe this is quoted in the poskim-not sure ): לא תבשל בקדירה שבישל בה חבירך מאי ניהו גרושה בחיי בעלה דאמר מר גרוש שנשא גרושה ארבע דעות במטה ואי בעית אימא אפילו באלמנה לפי שאין כל אצבעות שוות Do not cook in a pot that your friend already cooked in.What does this mean: ...
I doubt you would find any Halachic authorities who recommend giving a conditional Get. The reason being that after giving such a Get, he may not seclude himself with his wife. If he did seclude himself - and there are witnesses, then even if she subsequently fulfills the condition on the Get, she is only possibly divorced - הֲרֵי זוֹ סְפֵק מְגֹרֶשֶׁת. ...
There may be a better source for this but see אבן העזר סימן ז סעיף ט and there in the בית שמואל and the חלקת מחוקק that deal with this. It seems clear from there that they are forbidden to remain in the same house, even without Yichud.
See Tosafos Zevachim 2b s.v. S'tam who permit a woman in similar circumstances to remain married provided the couple do not have relations. Their words serve as a springboard for detailed in-depth discussion of this matter by the authorities who followed them. סתם אשה לאו לגירושין עומדת. ואפי' זינתה תחת בעלה מכל מקום לאו להתגרש בגט זה עומדת וגם אם לא ...
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