Austin Family Law Blog

How do you maintain a Good Divorce?

by | Nov 15, 2011 | General

There is no question that the impact of divorce on children is monumental. Most clients I represent want to protect their children in every way possible from divorce’s negative long term effects. A Good Divorce requires a commitment to love your children more than you hate your spouse. Acknowledge your spouse as a Parent and talk openly together about your children on a regular basis. Set consistent goals between households. Present a unified message to your kids and support each other as parents. A Good Divorce requires ALOT of maturity and patience. It is the ultimate test of parenting. But isn’t this what “best interest of the children” means?

Click here to read the full New York Times article. The Good Divorce: Cultural Studies

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