Being a parent is tough, no matter what's going on -- but the difficulties you encounter can take on new dimensions when you're divorced.
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Divorcing can eliminate many painful issues from your life, but if you share children with your ex, a split may introduce other problems. For example, many divorced Texas parents find that they have more contact with one another than is ideal. This is especially so when co-parents are not on the same page regarding child custody and visitation scheduling.
Divorced parents have many valid reasons why they wish to move out of the state once a divorce occurs. A parent might receive a good job offer outside of Texas or wish to live closer to his or her family members. Although it is the right of single parents to seek a better income or a more desirable living arrangement, they must still comply with child custody orders.