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Articles By By Nicole Myers, MS, LPC

How do my partner and I tell our children about the divorce?
Posted on March 7th by By Nicole Myers, MS, LPC

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When you decide to divorce, it is a very emotional and difficult time for you. Unfortunately, it is just as emotional and difficult for your children: they did not make this decision and must deal with multiple upcoming changes in their lives from divorce. You love your children and want the best for them, especially in difficult times. Very likely your children know people and have friends whose parents are divorced; they have ideas about what divorce means. This…

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How do I handle my children showing disrespect to a new significant other ("You're not my parent; I don't have to listen to you" attitude)?
Posted on January 15th by By Nicole Myers, MS, LPC

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You have moved on, ready to have a new relationship and all that entails. You have begun a new chapter in your life. Unfortunately, it looks like your children aren't joining you in your happiness with your new relationship. In fact, they may be actively working to undermine your happiness by being disrespectful to your new partner. This is not only frustrating, it can cause you a lot of distress as your new relationship is impacted by your children's behaviors. It is not unusual for children…

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How do I introduce my children to a new partner after divorce?
Posted on December 21st by By Nicole Myers, MS, LPC

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Returning to dating can be thrilling, exciting, scary and even a lot of fun. If you have children, there is another whole aspect of dating: how will your children respond to your new boyfriend or girlfriend? This can be tricky. You want your children to be happy for you and enjoy this new person with you. We cannot control how our children react but we can help set the stage for a more positive interaction.

First of all, pick who you introduce your children to carefully. They don't…

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