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Are you struggling to agree with a co-parent?

As parents in Texas, you have more on your plate to worry about than a divorcing couple without children. One big decision you will make is the custody arrangement you want. While joint custody can be a great benefit to everyone, it also presents unique hurdles.

FindLaw defines joint custody as an arrangement in which both parents of the child get an equal say in raising them. This doesn't necessarily apply to physical custody alone, but is frequently used in reference to legal custody. In other words, you are both able to make equally weighted decisions in regard to your child's religion, education, extracurricular activities, and so on.

This can obviously cause some points of contention if there are disagreements between you and a co-parent, however. So how exactly do you handle these disagreements? First, it's advised to pick the subjects you want to invest your time and energy in. There are going to be plenty of things you disagree on, but not every argument should be the one you're willing to stake everything on.

It also helps to have a third party intervene where necessary. Co-parenting counselors exist to fill this role. They listen to the issues that both of you may have and help you work toward a solution that everyone can be satisfied with. 

Compromise is the name of the game when it comes to co-parenting decisions. One person doesn't have all the power, which will lead to a more balanced experience for your child. Once you learn negotiation tactics that work for you, you may find the situation beneficial for you, too.

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