If you feel trapped in an unhealthy relationship but think you should stay together for the kids, separation may not be as daunting as you think. Separating from your spouse or partner in a healthy way can lead to all kinds of co-parenting advantages, including greater individuality, clearer familial communications and even better sex or romantic lives for the adults involved.

In fact, assuming both adults are making the needs of the children and their efforts to co-parent a priority, there are many benefits to co-parenting from separate households.

Domestic diversity

When children have to move from one house to another, they acknowledge and adapt to