In separation or divorce, it is the chronic and/or toxic parental conflicts that are extremely harmful to children – not the separation or divorce itself.
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If co-parents can’t agree on what’s best for their kids, does that mean one parent is wrong, and the other is right? See how perspective affects co-parenting.
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Separating and divorcing parents’ inability to reach agreements on their own as it pertains to the custody and visitation of their children is far from uncommon.
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Just because your coParent makes different decisions than you do doesn’t automatically make them bad. Put yourself in your coParent’s shoes.
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I recently joined a variety of “support groups” on Facebook for those who are separated or divorced. A woman was in a tug-of-war with her child and coParent.
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When conflict and resentment run high, it’s easy for parents to confuse their wants with their children’s needs.
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When seeking a divorce attorney, buyer beware. Here is why mediation is best.
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An important lesson for coParents is to do everything you can to minimize conflict and maximize both parents’ involvement in your children’s lives.
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In order for the family to attain happiness, each coParent must process their emotions and learn to be happy with themselves.
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According to Stephen Ross, PsyD, HSPP, a child’s psychological reaction to their parents’ divorce varies in degree, depending upon the following three factors.
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No matter how you slice it, divorce is hard on children. coParents, Here is how to put your child first in divorce.
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In 2008, Dan Ariely published his New York Times bestseller book titled Predictably Irrational, in which he clearly shows that people’s decision-making tends to be as the title of the book describes.
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It’s estimated that as many as 90 percent of all conflicts result from misunderstandings. Here is how to avoid them.
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When immersed in emotional turmoil, as is often the case in divorce, it’s easy to forget that your children may interpret things differently than you.
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Having been a child of two sets of parents whose divorce was extremely contentious and heavily litigated, I’m fed up with people playing the “blame game.”
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