Depending on the child’s age, it may also be helpful to offer counseling to the child if they want someone to talk to about their feelings.
Mothers and Divorce
If you’re divorced and lonely instead of viewing the holidays as something you have to “get through” view it as an opportunity to do something that reinforces your inner strength.
Parting ways with your spouse might have been inevitable, but you can still make a positive impact on your child by taking control of the situation and doing whatever it takes to bond with them and influence their mindset.
Single parents are hurting. Their stories were all very similar. I wasn’t alone. There are millions of us out here in the same boat.
Couples often prioritize the custody agreements during a divorce, and that’s of course very important, but the problem is that it often neglects the discussion of college. The best approach is to negotiate everything right away, and it can be revisited later but at least the foundation will be in place.
In 1972, a woman who committed adultery was considered to be an “unfit mother.” Nothing else needed to be proven against her. Faced with losing her children, this mother learned just how egregiously the law was stacked against women.
There are a lot of reasons to be hopeful after divorce. Remember, you are not alone. It’s hard not to feel isolated during this time but you should avoid dwelling on sadness or depression.
Now’s the time to be the world’s best mother. Although you may have been a good mom from the very beginning, after divorce, you need to kick your “parenting game” up a notch.
The decision to appeal a child custody decision should be carefully weighed especially when it comes to child custody cases.
Parental alienation is serious and can have a lasting negative impact on the parent-child relationship if not addressed promptly and properly.