- You have separate discipline policies, differing goals for the children, and different methods of communicating with the children.
- You talk negatively to the children about the other parent and force the children to take sides between the parents.
- You use the children as an excuse for a bad marriage.
- When talking about your kids, you use the time to dream together, plan for your parenting, and escape for your personal time.
- You refuse to let the children pit one of you against the other.
- Major decisions about the children force you to come together, which in turn helps strengthens your marriage.
Read full article here by Ron Edmonson.