Your Relationship

You may experience a range of difficult emotions during a separation or divorce, but you’ll need to learn to develop a new, respectful relationship with your ex-partner so you can co-operatively parent your child. Areas covered in this section include:

  • Parenting together when you’re no longer partners
  • Managing difficult conversations and avoiding confrontation with your ex-partner
  • Understanding and responding to resistance from your child
  • Managing contact with your ex-partner; remaining respectful and being flexible
  • Dealing with a difficult parent and keeping focussed on your child