Here’s an interesting article from GOOD. It’s called Why A Divorced Father Still Buys His Ex Flowers On Her Birthday by Todd Perry.
He shares some interesting insights on co-parenting and divorce. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking.
There is no way to shield a child from the pain of their parents’ divorce or preventing them from dealing with psychological issues down the road. But effective co-parenting by former spouses can go a long way towards creating the best of a bad scenario.
Researchers believe that children of divorce benefit when their parents treat eachother with respect.
For more of Todd Perry’s perspectives, check out the rest of the article on GOOD.