Living in the same home will not count as a separation for purposes of an absolute divorce. You and your wife must live in separate residences. A diagnosed medical condition is not an exception.
However, it is possible to negotiate the terms of a separation (division of property, financial support, custody, etc.) while still living together in the same home. These terms would then be memorialized in a separation agreement. But one of the spouses will need to move out in order for the separation agreement to be effective and to obtain the absolute divorce.
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