As we conversed, the attorney who was both married and a father, looked at me and asked me a very pointed question.
"Sandy, what do you think about this as a mom? Did you feel like you were the better parent and that your kids only needed you?"
Taken off guard by his candidness, I initially wanted to spotlight my ways of being a great co-parent and my ex and I being outside the norm of divorced parents. A pat on the back lingered in my mind.
But instead I spoke the truth.
"Initially I definitely thought I was the better parent. That my kids couldn't survive without me. And then I decide…