82% of children of divorce would prefer their parents had parted sooner since they were deeply unhappy. Are you in an unhappy marriage? Some relationships can be fixed and some cannot, but putting your life on hold because your children are still in school does not help you or them. By working together, you will gain tools to know which direction is right for you and your current partner. Then be able to work with and deepen the relationship you currently have, or part and find the relationship that is supportive, healthy, fun and what you desire. Both set a wonderful example for your child(ren) when they see you in a fulfilling relationship.