When two parents are separating it’s easy to let anger and hurt take priority over the children you share.
Normal people, those unhindered by handicaps, have the luxury of furious departures.
Something the wheelchair, and the limitations that go with it, have forced upon us is greater compromise.
The reasons that we can no longer be a couple are still there, but they are ours and they are private.
No matter the reasons or arguments or unfathomable emotions we share a bond stronger than any judge or preacher could try to make.
The three lives that we brought into the world together will forever tie us.
For them we can be better people.
For them we can make the hard choices.
For them we can stop focusing on US and direct our energy where it should be, concentrated on making sure THEY have the best life possible.
We’ve done sickness and health. We’ve done richer and poorer.
I’ll let you know if this is better or worse.