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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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What Parental Cooperation Does Not Mean:

Once again, when parents cooperate during or after a divorce, it creates an environment where children feel safe, satisfied, and loved. Cooperation does not mean: pumping your children for information about the other parent controlling or trying to control the other parent (as this is usually done by using the child) using the children as […]

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How to Cooperate in Raising the Children After Divorce

Bottom-line, in order for your child to cope with the process of divorce, it requires cooperation between you and the other parent.  Cooperation means: establish a parenting plan which gives access to both parents parents keep ongoing contact with the children so they don’t feel rejected or abandoned parents prepare the children prior to the […]

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How Work-Related Issues Can Impact Family Systems

Although most couples are not always aware, but work-related behaviors influence family dynamics and vice versa.  The fact that work is a significant factor in personal happiness, has long been recognized by researchers and clinicians. Examples of Work-Related Issues Affecting Families: *  Unemployment *  Supervisor-Employee Stress *  Dual Careers *  Children Home Alone *  Re-locations […]

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Family Boundaries (Interactive Concepts)

Boundaries are essentially unwritten rules that define the family interactions, stating who participates and how. For example, can children of the household express their anger to parents? Can a parent form a coalition with a child against the other parent, if so what happens? Can grandparents discipline children when a parent is in the room? […]

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