Maintaining the health of a marriage is a complex task that is difficult to achieve, especially when children are involved. Happy marriages depend on a balance of countless factors, some of which can be worked on, and others that can lead to the breakdown of a marriage.
You and your spouse are planning a collaborative divorce, so you hope things will go smoothly because you're willing to work together. What really worries you, though, is life after divorce. You planned on staying in this marriage for life. That is not going to happen. How do you move forward?