Yes, it's complicated - we have a Decree Nisi first, then an obligatory minimum gap of six weeks and a day (to allow for fiddlyness where there are dependants involved) before you can apply for the Decree Absolute, which is The End.

I don't feel like being congratulated or commiserated, it's a strange sad relief.

Meanwhile, I'm still trying to find out who on earth is responsible for that "six weeks and a day" rule - the Brothers Grimm? Seriously, it's pretty arbitrary, is't not?
If it's brokenless, don't suffix it...