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September 2019 Archives

Never use your child as a messenger between you and your ex

If you are a parent who is involved in a conflict-ridden divorce or who still can't communicate amicably with your ex, you may find that it's easier to send requests or information to your coparent through your child. After all, they're not going to lash out at their child in the same way that they speak with you, right? Nonetheless, parents should never be communicating through their children.

Do you wonder what will happen at your child custody hearing?

When you began your divorce proceedings, you may have hoped that you could work out a custody arrangement for your children out of the courtroom. This hope may have come from hearing that many couples are now doing this in order to make the proceedings less stressful on their children and themselves.

Grief: A part of divorce

During a divorce, there is a chance that you could be living with grief. It's normal to feel sad about the end of your relationship and the loss of the community you built with those in your new family. You know that you may have to lose friends or people you've come to be close with other than your spouse, which makes your divorce extremely difficult for you.

Remember these 2 tips to handle parenting disputes

Parenting issues often arise during divorces and afterward, because parents are trying to adjust to raising their children between homes. Of course, there are times when all parents argue or disagree on how they should raise their children. The most important thing is that both people can agree to work together to resolve their dispute and do what's best for their children.