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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

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    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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  • Handovers are Hard

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    If you are feeling awkward or upset at the prospect of facing your ex, then handovers can be very difficult. You may have to use all your powers of self control to stay calm. Sometim... (continued)

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