Encyclopaedia on Family and The Law

Guide by Sue Atkins on Navigating through Divorce Positively

(October 11, 2010)

Tags: Divorce, Children, Separation, Child Welfare, Parenting


Table of Contents

1.      Introduction
2.      Presenting a united front: Telling the kids
3.      The Critical Question
4.      Working together
5.      Managing your emotions
6.      Grief and sorrow


“One day at a time – this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past, for it is gone: and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.”

~ Ida Scott Taylor 1820-1915, Author


1.      Introduction

A bad marriage can make parenting and life in general stressful. The loss of the family structure can be very upsetting and distressing for everyone involved in the major change.

Despite divorce being on the increase around the world, parents…

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