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The speech I will one day give my daughter about not following in Mommy’s footsteps has been perfected, memorized, and ready to aim and fire the moment she’s old enough to date.

While many parents will choose to teeter-totter around the awkward, but necessary, talk about the birds, the bees, and STDs, injected into my version of “The Talk” will be a warning to my daughter to never seriously date or marry a man who lives in a state different from the one she ultimately sees herself living and raising children in.

A wife’s hometown in California and a husband’s hometown in Virginia, a turbulent marriage, intermittent thoughts of divorce in an increasingly mobile society, and the burden of proving to the court that the relationship between child and the non-custodial parent will only be “minimally impacted” are the things that nasty custody battles are made of.