Category Archives for Conflict Resolution

Advantages When Parents Choose to Cooperate During/After Divorce:

There are many advantages when parents choose to work together on raising their children after divorce. children have fewer problems more personal satisfaction and less frustration for parents visitations goes much better fewer child-support issues reduced possibility of returning to court it is easier to share responsibility better parent-child relationships less conflict and more often […]

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Creating a Conflict-Free Zone for Your Child During/After Divorce

It is important for parents to know, if their children are going to succeed after divorce, it is their job to protect the children from parental conflict and allow them to enjoy close relationships with both parents.  A buffer zone, away from the conflict free zone where the child and parents interact remains neutral, where […]

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Minimizing the Pain for Children During the Divorce Process

Parents often see their children upset, angry, withdrawn, and/or tearful after weekend visitation.  They believe after such a negative and painful reaction by their children, they should stop seeing the child due to the fact that they are unable to stand it any longer. The truth is, it is natural for children to not want […]

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Mediation: Parenting Plans

Marital resentments from the past – such as, who caused the separation and/or divorce; who left and why; hurt and anger regarding the other man/woman; disappointment; the desire to reconcile — all have nothing to do with the children and need to be dealt with separately.  Mixing past marital issues with present parenting issues is […]

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