Whether you and your spouse have been married less than five years or more than 25 years, you no doubt have built many memories together. You've also likely overcome numerous challenges in your relationship, as any time two or more people reside in the same house, personalities may clash at some point. In fact, one of the things that most attracted you to your spouse may have been that you have opposing personalities.
As a Michigan parent, you undoubtedly want your kids to have full, happy and healthy lives. This desire likely also means that you want them to have healthy relationships with the people in their lives. Because you know relationships are important, especially parental ones, you probably also know that co-parenting may work in the best interests of your children even though you and your spouse are getting divorced.
You may have been one of those couples who bought a house together to live in before you even got married. You may have great sentimental attachment to your home, especially if you have spent a number of years fixing it up to suit your tastes.