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being a parent post-divorce | divorce and family mediation in nyc

being a parent post-divorce | divorce and family mediation in nyc | Relationships | Scoop.it
being a parent post-divorce


Cooperating with your ex for the sake of your children can seem overwhelming in the early stages of the divorce. Try to put aside your relationship issues, your hurt and your anger towards one another and put your children’s needs first. Your marriage may be over but your family is not and your children need to know and feel that you will both continue to love them and be there for them despite the break up.

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Knowing how to coparent after a divorce is a very difficult to navigate...here are some tips for beginning from a family mediator

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The Divorced Kids' Manifesto - Kate Scharff, LCSW-C LICSW

The Divorced Kids' Manifesto - Kate Scharff, LCSW-C LICSW | Relationships | Scoop.it
  • Don’t criticize each other in front of us. Rolling your eyes counts. After a few years we might stop telling you how much we hate it. We never stop hating it. And by the way– we overhear about ninety-five percent of your phone conversations.
  •  If we tell you something bad that happened at the other parent’s house, just listen. Maybe try to be supportive or help us figure out how to cope. We hate it when you have a conniption and run to the phone. Plus, we can tell when you’re secretly psyched that it’s not all paradise “over there.” That sucks, too.
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This is excellent manifesto for parents to know what divorce is like for kids. 

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