It's not easy at all, but it is possible to heal, it is possible to survive, and it is possible to thrive after divorce. I asked some of the experts whose podcasts, research and articles helped me move forward to offer their best piece of advice. I'm so excited to share with you what they have kindly sent me! I hope it helps you and your kids as much as it helped me.
Dealing With Your Ex: How to Co-parent Better and Reduce Conflict
If you've gone through a breakup and have children it's likely that you'll find yourself faced with the question "How do I deal with my ex?" The two main areas many of us struggle with in dealing with our ex are communicating well and resolving conflicts. Are there better ways to do it? Regardless of how the other parent acts, can our behaviour be the key?
How to get over your ex: The neuroscience of a broken heart.
New research has shown that being in love is actually incredibly similar to drug addiction. As a single parent, handling the pain of a breakup is tough. A lot of us have been led to believe that time will heal our broken hearts. If we just keep busy with the kids and work it will get better. The truth is--it does and it doesn't.
Keep an eye out for my free resource (which I'll be releasing soon!) for parents going through separation / divorce. Kids ask tricky questions and my free guide covers 15 common ones that kids ask when going through a break-up. It's packed full of helpful tips and ideas for answering them. And all completely free, no catch, no pitch! It's my gift to you, because we are not alone in this parenting journey!
Help your teen recover from a broken heart
Dealing with dating can be tough. Photo by Matt Nelson on Unsplash When our teens get into dating it can be pretty scary for us as parents. Suddenly our babies are in the adult world of love! Negotiating all those emotional, physical (Ahh!) and social aspects that come with relationships. But, considering most teenagers don't end up marrying… Continue reading Help your teen recover from a broken heart