coparenting relationship

When it comes to establishing each parent’s individual roles and their levels of involvement, influence, and time spent with the children, the terms most discussed and debated are joint custody, sole custody, and visitation. Generally, physical child custody (whether sole, shared, or split) really comes down to the amount of time spent with one’s children. Custody in the legal sense (that is, legal custody) governs who will make what types of decisions affecting the health, education, and general welfare of the children and under what circumstances such decisions will be made.
Although maximizing parental time is very important, it should yield to the best interests of the children. And obviously, each parent’s differing views about what is or is not in the children’s best interests is one of the many contributors to child custody chaos. The desire for power and control are other major contributors.
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In the divorces in Dallas Texas and surrounding areas, I see a lot of parents that struggle with co-parenting. It is almost cliche to say that a divorce means the end of the husband/wife relationship, but not the co-parenting one. Still, many people allow their anger/distrust/dislike of each other interfere with their shared parenting responsibilities with the child’s other parent.
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