When you go through a divorce, your children are often the most affected by the process and changers in their life. Children ideally should have a relationship with two loving parents in their lives, however this is sometimes not the case, and that realization can be very difficult for the child.
Fighting for custody, visitation, and parenting during a divorce can be harmful for the children, and should only be done if you and your attorney feel it is for the good of the child. It is always best to resolve a conflict or differences you or your spouse has about your children in a peaceful and quick manner between yourselves.
Protect Your Children Relationship with Your Spouse
Children need a relationship with both parents, and get different benefits from both relationships. Although you may feel that your spouse is a bad husband or wife, it does not necessarily mean that they are a bad or unloving parent. Never speak ill, or argue with your spouse in front of your child, this is harmful and can interfere with Childs relationship with your spouse in a harmful way for your spouse. Everything you can do to encourage a positive relationship with your spouse will only help you and child during the divorce.
In some cases your spouse may really not be a good parent, and you should take every action you can to ensure that your children are protected, and raised in the best way possible. Even if this is the case, differences with your spouse regarding parenting, custody, and visitation should be handled delicately and away from the children.