When working through the details of our parenting plan, she played the "family law" trump card and let me know I would not be getting 50/50 parenting, because if she went to court she knew she would win exactly what she wanted.
Equal parenting is how we started this whole "kids" thing. Don't you think equal parenting is how we should finish it?
Today, as my kids are teenagers, they have made the decision to live with their mom full-time. It's okay. It makes their lives easier. Packing and shuttling to my house…
I took the idea of a collaborative divorce to heart. But in the end there was no collaboration. I lost all my issues. All that "collaborative" meant was that I wasn't going to sue my soon-to-be-ex during the negotiations of our divorce.