My mom and dad haven't been married since I was 2-years-old. Throughout my childhood they had very little contact. Once custody was settled they passed me back and forth with a minimum of drama or friction. I was fortunate that they had a very civilized divorce, but I have absolutely no recollection of them as a couple and they are polar opposites, which always made me feel like I came from Jupiter and Mars.
My dad is two inches shorter than my mom (even though his driver's license says he's 5'9"). My mother is warm and wears her heart on her sleeve. My dad is practical and sentimentality gives him the Big Ick....more
Photo Credit: Josh FassbindI am a child of divorce.My parents split up when I was 10 years old and I never saw it coming.We left for a drive with our mother, our clothes and belongings unknowingly stowed in the trunk....more