Split but together: Divorced couples finding novel ways to live under the same roof for their childrenâ??s sake
Monica McGrath and Kent Kirkland are divorced parents of two young children. They live in one house with their children, call themselves friends and borrow sugar from one another.
The Edmonton family gained Canada-wide recognition this month after media attention turned to their family set-up and living arrangements. Part of this attention was due to their custom-built â??transporterâ?? house, with two separate sides and a hallway connecting them, but also because theyâ??re doing what many separated couples say they want to do; put the kids first.
â??I still consider us a family. We have kids together, weâ??re still connected,â?? says Ms. McGrath of her ex-husband. â??We need to together raise our kids, no matter what our situation is. This home allows us to do that.â??
This article is awful and makes me want to vomit.
I guarantee the guy is fitting the bill for the "retrofitting."
What probably happens: she gets all the emotional and financial support she desires out of her husband while having casual sex with men of her choosing.
Notice how he's not smiling in any of the pictures in the article?
With divorce as prevalent as it is today, I wonder if this will one day become a popular option amongst "modern families."