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  • Coping With Your Child's Reactions

    Article the community

    Children react to separation and divorce in lots of different ways: They may feel partly responsible They may feel stuck in the middle and powerless to do anything <l... (continued)

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  • New Partners - Different Perspectives

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    It is natural for people to look for and form new relationships after divorce or separation.  For some this might have started prior to the separation whereas for others it can be years before they... (continued)

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  • What to Keep in Mind When Separating

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    Common issues, crucial things to keep in mind when separating On a scale of stressful life events, divorce/separation is ranked second after the death of a spouse/p... (continued)

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  • How separated fathers can maintain contact

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    A recent story about a mother who went into hiding with her son has raised an interesting issue about child contact when parents split up. Rebecca Minnock, a 35-year-old mother from Somerset, ... (continued)

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  • Advice for Parents

    Video the community

    In this short clip we hear children share their experiences and offer their advice on how they dealt with parental conflict.

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  • Common barriers to making it work

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    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 understanding you can get rou... (continued)

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  • Big Issues – Having a baby after separating

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    Nowadays, many couples who have a baby already have a child from a previous relationship. Parenting always brings new issues, but bringing a new life into a step family can bring about its... (continued)

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