What are people thinking? Here's my guess: Those who aren't anywhere close to divorce probably think it's a silly idea, a marketing tool, a way to squeeze more money out of people. Those who are thinking about splitting are probably looking for the sign-up sheet.
After abusing wife Celie in every imaginable way (including isolating her from her beloved sister and making her fix up his gross living conditions and troll kids), Mister Albert moves his mistress into their house and makes Celie her servant. Perhaps the only bigger monster is Celie's stepfather, who gave her away to Mister Albert.