Marital breakdown typically means that the relationship and your ability to communicate and parent with your soon-to-be-ex is at least partly impaired. With time, some co-parents are able to put those feelings aside, but there are cases where one parent becomes disengaged, emotionally combative, or starts sabotaging their parenting relationship.
Have you ever been the recipient of bad divorce advice? You know what I’m talking about – the whole “stay in the house”, “sling mud – it’s better for court”, “crush him/her” line. The advice that will lead to you lining your lawyer’s pockets with gold. I’ve read a few