First of all, you need to think over the matter of the custody of your child after breaking up with your spouse. Talk to other married or divorced people for getting better suggestion in this regard.
Make sure you plan things in a way that are acceptable for you and your ex spouse as well relating to the custody of your child. The mutual understanding between both of you will resolve the problem in a way that will help in avoiding the involvement of the court.
However, the most important thing is the better future of the child. Make sure both of you do not make such decisions that could make your child mentally disturbed.
Decide with a mutual consent that who has more time as the child will be requiring a lot of time to get adjusted with the situation.
You should also decide that where the child will be living from now onwards. However, make sure you both keep in mind all important things including the school area and other activities of your child.
You both should give equal time and consideration to your child and make sure he or she does not feel anything that could create mental disturbance that will ruin your child’s personality.
The core objective for both of you should be to keep your child happy and resolve the custody issue in such manner that is for the welfare or betterment of your child.
You both should agree on the point that the child needs care and love from both of you and do not disappoint him or her in this regard.
Try to compromise on different things as it is the question of a good future of your child. Try to resolve things in a way that could benefit to not only both of your but also to your child.