Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Dealing with Exes: Successful Co-Parenting with Your Former Spouse
Parents who divorce are under a lot of stress and emotional turmoil, but it could just be as devastating for their kids. Perhaps you have that nagging thought at the back of your mind that your messy divorce will have a negative effect on your children—and those suspicions could be true. According to an article on the Scientific American, high levels of parental conflict during and after divorce result in poorer adjustment in children. Therefore, dealing with exes positively after the divorce will likewise have a positive effect on children. With the right co-parenting approach, you won’t have to put your children in the middle of the conflict.