02/07/2011 04:54 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Divorce Mediation: How We Failed To Make It Work

It's fairly upsetting to be told you're not quite ready for civilized divorce. All tension aside, I really had thought that my husband and I would be just fine, provided a nice neutral professional nudged us in the general direction of a fair settlement. We agreed on everything that was important. We didn't hate one another. We loved the children. Neither of us was out to screw the other over financially. We were resigned to our eventual divorce.

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