He will always be a part of your life.
After the divorce papers have settled and the air's been cleared, it feels like your family finally has a chance of moving on and starting fresh. Even though you loved your ex husband, things just weren't working out. And that's okay. But a lot of people seem to think that once you get a divorce, you're completely free of your ex spouse for good (or at least until the kids graduate). Realistically, that just isn't the case.
Divorce coach Micki McWade's tips on how to make peace with an ex that you'll have to see for the rest of your life couldn't be more spot on. When you factor your kids into the equation, there's no way that you can fully avoid running into your ex. It's important to put aside all of the animosity and think about what's really important: Your family. Children bind you together forever. Whether it's birthdays, graduations or weddings, there will always be events that you'll want to attend together or at least in the same room. Your ex will always be a part of your life because he's important to your kids. Remember that even though your marriage ended, your connection as parents didn't.