newly separated

Never underestimate the power of this.
Our hearts go out to Ms. Abedin as she endures her husband's latest sexting scandal. But, even more heartbreaking is that their four-year-old son has been dragged into the public's eye. The parents have chosen careers that open up their lives to the world: it's to be expected. But, the child is innocent, yet he will bear the scars of all this unseemly fallout.
You are all alone during your parenting time. There is no partner there to bounce things off of.
When one person decides they are done, I believe that really is the end.