As you go through the divorce process, you can't help but think about how this will impact your relationship with your children.
Co-parenting is one of the hardest things to do. Your marriage already broke down, and now you have to work together with your ex-spouse to parent your child. While it may be difficult at first, co-parenting your child is usually the best thing to do in the long run.
Imagine you suffer a catastrophic hiking accident. You're in a coma and can no longer communicate. Fortunately, you've set up a health care directive regarding the medical care you'd like to receive. The problem is, the doctor doesn't agree with your directive.