When spouses choose to end their marriage, their intimate relationship ends. However, for all intensive purposes, their relationship never ends when children are involved. It's imperative that continue to collaborate with one another in order to manage the responsibilities of raising their children.
I wrote this article a few years after my ex-husband and I first separated, 15 years ago. It explains the heartbreaking process admitting the marriage is dead, determining how to make workable custody arrangements, take care of my own needs, ensure our son is well cared for and coming full circle in terms of being a family.