Co-parenting isn't really co-parenting. It's more like "taking turns being a solo parent" for whatever period of time you have physical custody of your child.
If you're going to get divorced and you're wondering why it's come to this, the reality is that there could be one major cause, a number of valid reasons, or a whole web of complex reasons that led to the split. Divorce causes are different from one marriage to the next, just as each marriage is different.
Some Texas legislators are trying to pass legislation that would make it easier for fathers to share custody of their children more equitably with the children's mother. This isn't the first time that state lawmakers have attempted to influence the custody rulings made by family court judges.
According to your divorce decree, you are required to pay a certain amount in child support every month. While some months have been difficult financially, you have kept current on those payments.