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  • The Leaver and the Left

    Article the community

    When the decision is finally reached that you are to separate, it is not unusual for couples to be in very different places emotionally and psychologically. Although people go through similar stages of ... (continued)

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

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    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 parental leave, care pro... (continued)

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  • Is Shared Care for You?

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    Dads are more ‘hands on’ than ever before but the fact remains that in the UK, children are mostly cared for by mums. Most people’s work commitments are the big barrier to a more equal... (continued)

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  • Tips for Helping you Communicate with your Ex

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    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

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    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 ... (continued)

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  • Meeting new partners

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    After separating, in time you will both move on and will be meeting new partners. For some older children, they are glad to see you happy and getting on with your life - they may feel they can stop worr... (continued)

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  • Dealing with Anger during a Separation or Divorce - Parent Connection

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    Anger is a natural and normal response to loss and everybody going through a relationship breakdown will experience it. Although anger is a necessary and healthy response to separation it can be scary, ... (continued)

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