Archive for January, 2008
Statistics bear it out. Every January the number of couples filing for divorce rises dramatically. And this year the numbers seem to be even higher. When you think about it, the reason comes as no surprise. Many couples considering splitting decide to wait until after the holidays to break the news to their children. Others wait to take advantage of year-end job bonuses so they’ll have the extra funds to cover attorney, moving and other related expenses.
Regardless, it’s not the why that should be concerning us at this time – it’s the Continue reading “New Year … New Surge of Divorces. How Will Your Children Be Affected?” »
I am so excited to present this new blog carnival to my Child-Centered
Divorce Network. Our purpose is to provide valuable information for parents facing or experiencing divorce, separation or single-parenting. I welcome the expertise and knowledge of these caring contributors.
For my 1st edition I called upon bloggers who wanted to “chime” in on the subject. Thank you all for your participation.
Karen Alonge presents How do I talk to my ex about his negativity and hypocrisy? posted at advice for parents.
Christine presents Finding Your Special Talent posted at Me, My Kid and Life: An American Single Mom Living in France .
Parental Alienation – when one or both divorcing parents attempts to negatively influence their children about the other parent — is one of the most terrible outcomes of a divorce gone bad. It’s a difficult and complex subject, but the outcome is always the same. Children who are emotionally scarred.
When you mix two egos with dramatically differing perspectives, you’re bound to get an entanglement of emotions compounded by allegations, defensiveness and self-righteousness. Unfortunately, no one wins when parental alienation runs its course during and after a divorce. But it’s the children in particular who lose in a big way. Many of them are Continue reading “A Divorce Disaster Sure to Alienate Your Children” »