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Thoughts On Shared Physical Custody

For whose benefit is it to provide two separate homes for the children with equal time in each home?   The best way to begin answering this question is to begin with the statement:  “The children would be better off having two different houses to call home because _________.”     If you can finish that sentence, your children might be among the few who would benefit from splitting their time equally between two houses.

When parents come to mediation already considering a shared physiscal custody arrangement, most of the sentences in defense of this idea begin with the word “I”. 

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