As our kids grow up, our past transgressions and lies will come back to haunt us. I don't think I've lied to them, other than the agreed upon lie (giving my wife the all-important cover) that the divorce was a mutual decision. It was not.
Make things a little bit easier, by being kind and considerate to the other parent in your kids' lives. Love your kids enough to leave your ex in peace.
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.
It's as if Fox News got in the business of divorce, marriage, and relationship advice. You'd better check your sources.
Get your love and your friendship right and sex will follow along nicely. Start with sex, and you've got a lot of the "friendship" part to work out.
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 don't do the work, you may remain stuck in the past. You may wrestle with the depression and demons of your parent's transgressions and lack of support.
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.