As divorce mediators and family therapist who work with many families separating, their biggest challenge besides the finances are the children.
It’s very important to note that many of the fathers tend to assume mom is the most important parent. On the average it’s true that mom does hold a very important role, as she keeps the organization and scheduling. Although more recently in the last couple of generations we see a lot more dads involved on a daily level. With both mom and dad equally or quasi equally participating, children and divorce has become a bigger impact.
Source: Mediation and Counseling Blog