Figuring out whether your kids are staying with you or your ex can be a nasty business. For one mom, the choice to have her son live with her ex-husband was a no-brainer. Check out her reason.
Jon Gosselin is right -- he is a little young for a "midlife crisis," which usually falls between the ages of 40-60. I believe he is actually in a really late-onset adolescent rebellion.
Parental support from both parents is critical, as long as the other parent is psychologically stable. For a teen, a loss of contact or time can feel like being kicked to the curb.
Divorcing in the middle of a recession blows, but it is beatable. When my husband up and left for another woman with a couple kids, my first reaction was not depression ... it was survival.
Many couples decide to get back together after a long or short period following separation or divorce.