Sophie’s outlook on co-parenting didn’t come easily, however, as she reflected on the toll the custody battle, lawsuit and public scrutiny took on her.

“There were some days that I didn’t know if I was going to make it,” she admitted. “I would call my lawyer saying, ‘I can’t do this. I just can’t.’ I was just never strong enough to stand up for myself.”

“Finally, after two weeks of me being in a rut, she reminded me that it was my children I was fighting for,” Sophie recalled. “Once anyone says to me, ‘Do it for your kids,’ I’m doing it. I wouldn’t do it for myself, but I’ll find the strength for them.”

Keep reading to see more of Sophie’s life post-breakup.