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This forum is for visitors seeking advice and support from the community in relation to but not limited to parents and couples going through the process of separation or who have already separated; and parents wishing to develop a positive parenting relationship after separation. The forum is looked after by community managers to keep conversations positive and constructive, make users aware of resources and protect them from abusive comments or invasions of privacy. 

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Contact centre increase??

posted Fri 19, May 2017 at 8:30am

I have been seeing my children in a contact centre since march. Next week is my last session there then I go onto community contact for a few sessions before my children can start coming to my home...

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After Separation

Help please

posted Wed 17, May 2017 at 10:49pm

My ex now gets to see our daughters every other weekend, they go over to his. Since the court hearing, he went on Facebook and wrote horrible things about me. I brought it to his solicitor's attent...

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After Separation

emotionally bruised after contact at the weekend.....

posted Tue 16, May 2017 at 3:02pm

Hello all, I went to the 2nd contact session ( which was some 5 weeks after the the 1st one) to see my 2 daughters at the weekend. My expectations were low as phone contact has dropped off f...

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After Separation

Does interim court order from years ago (which we have modified) still stand?

posted Sun 14, May 2017 at 10:35am

Hello, I do not feel shared care is working in my children's best interests as the level of conflict is unfortunately very high and constructive communication between us is now practically zero. We...

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After Separation

New partner with kids

posted Thu 11, May 2017 at 4:05am

Hello, I have met a lovely Englishman in Australia who came over 5 years ago with his family. They split about a year and a half later. I met him 8 months ago and because I have been a live in s...

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After Separation

help and advice needed

posted Tue 9, May 2017 at 5:24pm

My partner and i recently split acrymonously. She has started to be vindictive and very difficult. She banned me from one of the 4D scans i purchased and then reluctantly sent a poor picture - thou...

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Separating , After Separation

Telling the kids

posted Tue 2, May 2017 at 1:35pm

My husband and I decided to separate at the end of last year and have been trying to make arrangements for our new lives since then. I have eventually managed to find a place to rent and am due to...

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Separating

Ex not agreeing with what he has agreed to

posted Tue 2, May 2017 at 1:05pm

Hello My ex left before our son was 2 and is marrying the person he left me for sometime this year I recently agreed that he could see our son every weekend for 4 weeks only Now he has sai...

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After Separation

Daughter won't see me

posted Tue 25, Apr 2017 at 7:21pm

Hi all. I have recently been granted a court order which I am very happy with and in the end entitles me to half of everything like school holidays,xmas,weekends etc. I hadn't seen my kids for a wh...

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After Separation

Telling the Kids...where to start if at all...yet!

posted Tue 25, Apr 2017 at 10:38am

My wife and I are in the first few months of separation. Our 2 children are 1 and 4. Up until now we have told them that Daddy is away a lot with work. I see them on Tuesday after work and do tea t...

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Separating , After Separation

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Help

posted Wed 16, Sep 2015 at 11:20pm

I asked my ex partner for flexibility regarding our agreement (none court order) at first she agreed then later denied, i have had nothing but crap off her, so wrote her a letter stating the facts ...

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After Separation

father going for residency

posted Mon 18, Aug 2014 at 9:54pm

Hi there, needing some advice I am due in court on thursday I am so nervous as cafcass have made a reccomendation she is to stay with her father, she is currently living with him has been for 8mths...

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After Separation

Very concerned for my 8 year old

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 9:31am

I am concerned that my x husband has taken my daughter out of the area. I am worried about his state of mind due to his actions and behaviour after not appearing at a court hearing with HMRC. He h...

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Communication Advice

posted Thu 23, Jul 2015 at 9:37pm

I have recently been back to court and got a contact order to see my 8yr old Son at a contact centre but this has not been going well at all. The order states every other Saturday but she couldn...

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After Separation

Advice please

posted Sun 31, May 2015 at 9:11pm

In March I had to get a court order to get my children back as ex was playing games previously threatened not to bring them back. we recently had a review in court about contact with the children t...

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A complication situation..

posted Tue 3, Apr 2012 at 2:25pm

Hi all, About two and a half years ago I met a girl who was from another country in europe, but who was working in the UK. We hit it off and a little over 6 months after we met she moved into m...

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After Separation

Meeting the Child - What do I do?

posted Sun 28, Oct 2012 at 8:29pm

Hello everyone, Long story short, my partner had an affair which resulted in a child. This was over a year ago. We split and go back to together a few months ago. It has now come to a tim...

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non-molestation order

posted Fri 6, Sep 2013 at 12:02am

hi I recently received a non molestation order and now worried about whats comeing next ive been to the C.A.B whose advice was to get a solicitor after ringing a few I have an appointment next week...

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CONTACT ORDER HEARING WHEN DAD ABUSED ME/SON

posted Sat 3, Aug 2013 at 10:28am

i am panicking. I recently got an app for a contact order,for my sons dad to see my 3yr old son. when h hasnt seen him for over 4mnths. An d has recently bouht himself a two-seater sports car. A 3...

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After Separation

I have no voice

posted Wed 27, Aug 2014 at 2:02am

I left my wife four years ago as I could not cope with her lies and deciet. We have two children age 9 and 7. Since we split there have been there have been many things that have happened the have ...

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