There are going to be lots of issues for which you can’t reach an agreement with your ex. That’s normal, and all couples of breakup face that problem. However, there is a simple solution that you need to consider. Hiring a decent family law attorney is a wise move because it means there’s no longer need to argue. If there are any disagreements at all, they will deal with your partner's legal representative and settle them through the courts. So, there’s no need for you to continue to battle at home. Just keep your mouth shut as much as possible and let things play out. Do not make the mistake of raising your voice in front of the kids.
Don’t use the kids as a weapon
Lots of people try to use their children as a weapon when going through a divorce. Like it or not, your babies have their own minds. Even if you say they’re not allowed to see their mother or father, they will find a way. They will also resent you for trying to put a barrier between them and the person they love. So, do yourself a favor and just resign yourself to the fact that you can’t use that strategy. All kids need to grow up with a mom and dad if they want to turn into well-balanced adults. Remember that, and try to rise above the situation. Be a good parent, and ensure they always get to see both families.
Always try to be civil
This point builds on what I said in the first section. Being polite with your ex-partner will make the divorce process much easier. Even if they’ve cheated or done something wrong, you still need to avoid being nasty. At the end of the day, everyone makes mistakes. While you might not be in a position to forgive their misgivings, there’s no need to punish them. You’re already navigating the divorce process, so you’ve done everything you can. Leave any resentment at the door and try to get on as much as possible for the kids. They’ll thank you for it when they get older.
I hope you have taken some good advice from this article, and that you will get your divorce promptly. Just remember to keep your cool and put on a show for the kids. If your children are young, they will struggle to understand what’s happening. So, try to act normal until one of you have to leave the family home.