When Gold Coast mum 内田’s two-year-old daughter, 克拉拉, was finding it difficult spending time at her father’s house, the 分开的夫妻 决定探索一个不寻常的想法以使其变得更容易。
内田, 24, and her high school sweetheart Liam, 26, realised they had different expectations 关于 life and 为人父母 soon after 克拉拉 was born and decided to separate and 共同父母 代替。
因此，我们意识到我们不适应一起生活。这是一个容易的分裂。我们知道是时候了” she recalled.
However, when 克拉拉 was two she began to spend weekends with Liam and often got quite upset.
“她开始在他家发脾气，不想去，所以我们开始谈论如何使她的周末更轻松，” 内田 said.
A few ideas were tossed around, including getting a pet. Then 内田 mentioned how having a sister made it easier for her when her 父母 separated.
“It got to the point where we said, ‘如果我们再有一个孩子，那会是什么样？'
I wanted more kids anyway, and 我没有’我生命中没有任何人’t looking for anyone. 我没有’不想男人进屋。
这段对话很长。花了大约十二个月” she explained.