When Rob and Janet decided to divorce, he generously moved to an apartment. The physical separation reduced tensions and allowed both to begin transitioning to life apart.
And yet—new problems arose.
In mediation, Rob repeatedly dropped references to
- “stopping by the house to check on the kids,” or
- “taking care of the yard on Saturday when I do my laundry,” or
- “coming to help with Amy with math while Janet is at work.”
Rob treated the apartment as his and the marital