Navigating joint child custody isn't necessarily easy, but the arrangements do have their benefits for both children and parents. One benefit for children is the fact that they will get to spend more quality time with both parents. Another benefit for adults is that they will get a break each week from their parenting responsibilities. During this time, they can date, enjoy alone time and pursue various hobbies and activities – ultimately helping the parent to be fresher and more attentive to their children when they have them.
Infidelity frequently leads to divorce. However, perhaps because of how often it's portrayed in movies and television shows, people sometimes believe this is the main reason couples split up.