1. How mediation has helped couples; 2. When the mediation process has encountered difficulties; 3. Were those difficulties in mediation terminal or were they overcome in some way?; 4. The client’s relationship with the mediator. How family mediation has helped couples “Co
If you are separating and you have children you may want to keep these 10 points in mind. Do not criticise the other parent and do not involve children in the argument. Bear in mind the needs of the other parent. Allowing
We all know and understand that each child is different and how he or she handles divorce will be unique to them. Yet we are also probably aware that the reaction that they have will also depend on their age or developmental stage.
This is Kenna. She shares her story of her parent’s divorce. Divorce is but a life journey. It comes our as adults and some of us deal with it, grow from it and move on. Children are able to do the
As a new year begins, many of us will be looking at the year ahead as a time of change. For many parents across the UK, this may also be a time of anxiety and stress; sadly, many family breakups tend to
As a coach that works with teenagers and being a child of divorced parents when I was 16, having been parented through a divorce and listening to what my clients tell me, I have a few suggestions of some hotspots to
“Regardless of what happened in your marriage or since the breakup, your child has a right to have a relationship with both parents if both are fit and willing, without micromanagement or interference from the other parent. Divorce brings a lot of
One of the biggest fears for parents going through separation is the impact it will have on their children. The decision to separate is not usually made quickly or easily and the process of ending a relationship is difficult. This is an
As we all know court proceedings can be very costly and in some cases there is no way of avoiding this. However, before going to court it may just be worth your while seeing whether you can resolve the dispute without going
There are many ways to describe what is commonly known as shared parenting but essentially it is an agreement between the parents that they will exercise their parental responsibility over their child equally. It is widely accepted that shared parenting should be
Even though the New Year has begun, it’s not too late to make an important resolution: a commitment to being a more cooperative co-parent. In fact, it’s never too late to decide to engage more peacefully with your ex-spouse as you parent
Do You Do find yourself doing any of the following? If so then you are most likely the toxic parent in the shared parenting relationship and will need to change things. Try and make your children choose between your ex and you?