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A 34-year-old male asked:

my wife & myself are divorcing i moved out as the teachers were saying its effecting our child. whats the best physical custody arrangement. equal?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes...and: Such a development will effect the kids regardless of the arrangement. Grades/sleep/behavior are all impacted for up to two years or more.Remember they have inherent loyalty to your wife & any negative comments you make about her translates negatives against them.The less contempt you display towards your ex (&her to you)the more likely all concerned will get through this as healthy as possible.

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