oh yeah! I know of one person in her whose name starts with an A that is a lying dickhole. Not only is she a liar but she is delusional as well. I know one that starts with an E, they must be good friends.
I find memory can be a beautiful thing yet a curse. It holds precious things from your past, victories, happiness, etc. But it can also hold your failures and things that have hurt you. Keep the good memories close and forget the bad ones.
I wish this often about a couple of people I know. I can't believe I let them into my life. My life would have been easier and better had I not. But oh well. At least I learned some important and valuable lessons
If both parents truly support shared parenting the effort towards making that happen would be equal. Bashing the other parent or fearing the kids might like it there too much is not an equal effort. Doing what is best for the child is an equal effort.
It seems everyone knows the truth in their own lives but the heart always likes to fight the hardest battles. The heart always looks for reasons beyond logic and understanding, so in the end Acceptance of the truth, takes time.