Divorce is considered an Adverse Childhood Experience, let alone a toxic one. The best buffer is you: the calm, present, engaged, and empathetic you.
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It’s your job to help guide them through this divorce experience as best as you can while you transition into co-parenting. Here are some signs to watch for.
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Like the parents, the children will also go through the steps of grief during a divorce. How they handle each step is profoundly influenced by the parents.
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As coParents, we glide through changes relatively easily. For children of divorce, however, even small adjustments require extra special handling.
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Our relationships with children of divorce must be maintained, or it’s “miles per gallon” will diminish over time.
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Back in the bad old days, fathers literally owned their wives and children, no different from owning their cows and bales of hay.
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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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It’s no secret that one of the biggest challenges a coParent faces after divorce is staying in good communication with their children.
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Because we know that identity and personality are cut from the fabric of relationships, changing personality often requires a change of relationships.
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Separation requires one to “uncouple,” taking one on a venture through complex levels and emotions.
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