Originally Posted by JudyKayTee
"Committed willful and malicious desertion, and absence from the habitation of the injured and innocent spouse, without a reasonable cause, for the period of one or more years
." Pennsylvania Grounds for Divorce — DivorceNet
There is no inference; that's the law.
I again notice that the correct legal term is being used. People all to often use the word abandonment when its desertion plain and simple.
Good catch and nice link.