Use your separation as a time to reflect on your part in the marital problems and not as a time to point fingers and blame.
Follow through with any support obligations, visitation schedules, and other issues stated in your agreement.
If you don’t you will find yourself in a one-down position if you go to divorce court.
As with divorce, a legal separation is about ending one life and starting another, getting a new center of balance and making it work spiritually, emotionally and practically.
Whether your legal separation leads to divorce or reconciliation you want to behave during the separation in a way that means getting the most out of what you are trying to do.
If you are suffering emotionally don’t allow it to bleed over into your relationship with your children. Follow through with any promises made in your legal separation agreement.