Parents will often do whatever they feel is necessary to ensure the happiness of their children, including staying together. Eventually, however, many Texas parents who are in unhappy marriages come to the decision that everyone -- including the children -- will be happier if they divorce. Creating a child custody agreement that benefits everyone may go a long way toward helping everyone.
Maintaining two households can be a challenge, but with a comprehensive plan, it can be done. One of the first issues parents may want to consider is continuity between the households. If the rules are the same in both places, it will reduce the number of confrontations parents may have and lets the children know that their parents are working together to give them stability.