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  • Low self-esteem in children after separation

    07 Aug 15:12

    Children go through a wide range of emotions when their parents are splitting up. According to research published in a 2004 Joseph Rowntree Foundation report, it’s common for c... (continued)

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  • Separation troubles? Talk it out in the listening room

    06 Feb 14:59

    Whether we’re going through a separation, or we’ve separated for a while, many of us feel like we need someone to talk to, a shoulder to cry on, or a space where we can just... (continued)

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  • Important legal changes proposed within Children and Families Bill - how these may affect separating parents and their children.

    20 Feb 14:20

    The Children and Families Bill will have its second reading in Parliament on 25th February – the bill contains proposals to change the law in several areas, including parenta... (continued)

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  • Step Parenting - A step mothers perspective

    30 Dec 23:39

    The wicked stepmother With higher divorce rates and separation of cohabiting couples, stepfamilies are on the increase; in 2009, 19.1% of marriages involved the remarriage of on... (continued)

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  • Separation and child maintenance - recent changes

    23 Nov 12:42

    Help and support for separated families Ending a relationship can be a complicated and painful process, even when we know it’s right to end things. It is natural and often seem... (continued)

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  • Important legal changes proposed within Children and Families Bill - how these may affect separating parents and their children.

    20 Feb 14:20

    The Children and Families Bill will have its second reading in Parliament on 25th February – the bill contains proposals to change the law in several areas, including parenta... (continued)

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  • Common barriers to making it work

    20 Oct 15:12

    Most parents experience some teething problems as they adapt to becoming co-parents. These can feel like insurmountable barriers at the time but with a bit of effort and understandin... (continued)

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  • Housing Issues

    21 Oct 16:55

      The risk of losing your home and uncertainty about future housing is a major worry when a relationship is ending. It’s important that you understand your legal right... (continued)

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  • Child Contact Centres

    20 Oct 16:40

    Child contact centres are neutral places where children meet the mother or father who no longer lives at home with them. They provide a valuable service in allowing contact to take p... (continued)

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  • Benefits

    20 Oct 16:21

    Once you’re no longer living together, you’re classed as separated for tax and benefit purposes. Separating from your partner may mean that you become entitled to new ben... (continued)

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  • Separation troubles? Talk it out in the listening room

    06 Feb 14:59

    Whether we’re going through a separation, or we’ve separated for a while, many of us feel like we need someone to talk to, a shoulder to cry on, or a space where we can just... (continued)

    16 Comments Read more →
  • Important legal changes proposed within Children and Families Bill - how these may affect separating parents and their children.

    20 Feb 14:20

    The Children and Families Bill will have its second reading in Parliament on 25th February – the bill contains proposals to change the law in several areas, including parenta... (continued)

    3 Comments Read more →
  • Child Contact Centres

    20 Oct 16:40

    Child contact centres are neutral places where children meet the mother or father who no longer lives at home with them. They provide a valuable service in allowing contact to take p... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Benefits

    20 Oct 16:21

    Once you’re no longer living together, you’re classed as separated for tax and benefit purposes. Separating from your partner may mean that you become entitled to new ben... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Low self-esteem in children after separation

    07 Aug 15:12

    Children go through a wide range of emotions when their parents are splitting up. According to research published in a 2004 Joseph Rowntree Foundation report, it’s common for c... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →

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