Does the idea of working with your ex to establish a co-parenting schedule fill you with dread?
Dealing with divorce while nurturing and raising children can be complicated. It requires patience, compassion, and open communication in order to create the stability children need.
Understanding how to communicate with your ex about issues regarding your children includes establishing boundaries and taking responsibility for your part in the divorce as well as your contribution to the co-parenting partnership.
In this episode, I’m sharing the most important things you should consider when entering into a co-parenting relationship and the key things you need to know in order to manage your expectations of your co-parenting team.
Three Things You’ll Love About This Episode:
Learn how to avoid bringing pain into your co-parenting relationship
Understand how you can avoid bringing past experiences with your ex into your current co-parenting situation and keep the children the focus of your communication.
Understand the value of your family as a support system
Recognize the people you need in your life to work through the pain and frustration of divorce without complicating your co-parenting situation
Reinforce boundaries in the way you raise your children
Adjusting to a new co-parenting schedule can be complicated, but establishing and enforcing boundaries allow you to catch yourself before heading into an argument and keep communication open.
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Betrayal: Just hearing or reading this eight-letter word conjures up quite many emotions and beliefs within each of us. This is one of the deepest hurts that we can experience as it hits us right at the core of our ability to love and trust again. In this episode, I cover the biggest lessons learned from my healing journey and how I started seeing my divorce and betrayal as a gift and as a silver lining.
Understand why often litigation becomes necessary and how so many cases would not have settled if a judge or the court personnel wouldn’t have been involved. Learn the bright sides that aren’t spoken about enough, how litigation becomes necessary, and possibly have a peaceful outcome.
We grew up with family, friends, and other people who helped us create many stories that we now continuously have on repeat in our minds. They have become truths that we revert to for a long time. Staying in the past can hurt us, and it is up to us to squash the negative things we have let ourselves believe that no longer serve us.