When divorce is amicable there's a chance for equal parenting. When a divorce starts with Dads getting 30% of the time and 100% of the expenses there is little incentive for moms to be fair.
To say that my ex-wife was unhappy when she found my anonymous blog over 12 years ago would be an understatement. At this point, our kids were in elementary and…
If you navigate a positive divorce, perhaps it will be happier and better for everyone. Plan for happiness and build a parenting schedule that will value BOTH mom and dad equally.
Marriage and parenting start at 50/50. Divorce should start at 50/50 without child support, and negotiate from there.
Attachment parenting is the way to go. One parent, weaponizing the divorce, can do untold damage to the kids.
I have shown my children how to recover from a loss, and become happier, and more intentional in their lives.
When I have done something to disappoint you I will be sad and sorry myself, but it's likely that the opportunity for healing is just below the surface of my triggering action.
Here's to my kids. And here's to my wife who let me out of a miserable sexless marriage.