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  • Why mediation is becoming the ‘go to’ service for separating parents

    26 Aug 16:55

    There was a time when people's first response to a parenting dispute was to send a solicitor’s letter and threaten the other parent with court. However, recent figures show th... (continued)

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  • Changes to divorce legislation

    02 Jun 17:12

    There has recently been a significant change in the way divorces take place. Previously it was district judges who would consider divorce proceedings but now, the task of considering mo... (continued)

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  • Driving down the cost of divorce

    14 May 17:02

    A recent study has shown that one of the biggest financial regrets people feel later in life is getting married and subsequently divorced. While nobody on their wedding day plans on ... (continued)

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  • Are You Staying Together Just For Christmas?

    23 Dec 13:30

    The Christmas period is a typically family-orientated time which is why research shows that couples feel more pressure to put their differences to one side over the festive season. I... (continued)

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  • Domestic abuse help lines

    08 Oct 14:43

    TheParentConnection is not a domestic abuse helpline or charity. However, from time to time, our users will mention that there have been instances of domestic violence in their previous... (continued)

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  • Tips for Helping you Communicate with your Ex

    20 Oct 15:48

    One of the biggest challenges for separated parents is putting your feelings about your ex to one side. It's hard because it can take a long time to deal with the emotional adjus... (continued)

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  • Parent Communication for Separating Parents

    20 Oct 15:04

    When Parents First Separate Couples separate in all sorts of different ways; there’s the long talked about and planned separation at one extreme and the out of the blue suddenl... (continued)

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  • Looking after your health - Advice and tips - separating parents

    28 Sep 13:31

      Most people know that divorce is considered to be one of life’s most stressful events, what’s less is well known is the impact it can have on your physical hea... (continued)

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  • Splitting Up? Put Kids First - a new online service from the Parent Connection

    20 Jan 10:13

    Splitting Up? Put Kids First supports separating parents in helping them put their children’s needs first at a time of great emotional upheaval. It is important because the w... (continued)

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  • Why mediation is becoming the ‘go to’ service for separating parents

    26 Aug 16:55

    There was a time when people's first response to a parenting dispute was to send a solicitor’s letter and threaten the other parent with court. However, recent figures show th... (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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  • Splitting Up? Put Kids First - a new online service from the Parent Connection

    20 Jan 10:13

    Splitting Up? Put Kids First supports separating parents in helping them put their children’s needs first at a time of great emotional upheaval. It is important because the w... (continued)

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  • Are You Staying Together Just For Christmas?

    23 Dec 13:30

    The Christmas period is a typically family-orientated time which is why research shows that couples feel more pressure to put their differences to one side over the festive season. I... (continued)

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  • Two Parents, Two Homes

    20 Oct 15:52

    Most children want contact with both their parents and to carry on seeing both of them as part of their family. Keeping in contact with the parent who has left home reassures a child... (continued)

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  • Maintaining Relationship Stability through a Separation - Parent Connection

    20 Oct 15:26

    Sticking to a daily routine can help to keep other aspects of life as stable as possible. If possible, it might be best to wait before making any other big changes, like moving house... (continued)

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