Divorce has changed in many ways over the years, with more and more attention being paid to divorce's effect on the entire family. When couples have children, they are bonded for the long-term even if the marriage must come to an end. As a result, many Texas families have opted for divorce mediation as a way to keep family bonds secure while redrawing the boundaries of romantic relationships.
One father from Austin, Texas has made public his determination to proceed with a different type of divorce for the sake of his children. The father, an attorney, was affected negatively by his own parents' divorce, which involved him being thrown into the conflict of the adults around him. Conflict in divorce, of course, is occasionally inevitable, but the Texas man asserts that it does not have to impact the children. There are steps parents can take, he mentions, to ease children through this major transition.