LISA SCOTT'S TOP 10 THINGS I'VE LEARNED IN 10
YEARS OF DIVORCE WARS
don't read statutes to learn how to be
threatened with losing their children,
people get very vicious. Think Marlon
Perkins' wildlife films of animals
protecting their young.
- A man who
yells at his wife is not automatically a
domestic violence abuser. A woman who has an
affair is not necessarily an unfit mother.
- Parents are
rarely as bad as they can be portrayed on
paper by their spouse's attorney.
- If parents
knew they would spend $50,000+ each in a
custody battle they might just cooperate on
a parenting plan, and they MIGHT reconsider
almost always want to see their parents get
back together. The next best thing is to see
them being nice to each other.
- Blood is
thicker than water. Families almost always
back their own in custody battles. The
ensuing family-wide bitterness never fully
lowers your standard of living. No one gets
a financial free-ride from his/her spouse.
love and need both parents. A Child Support
Check is not a substitute for a parent. Ask
the legal case is over, the attorneys, the
judges, the guardians and the mediators go
away. All that's left are a father, a
mother, and their children, who must live
with what has been done to them.
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