Communicating with your ex after the divorce may have its challenges, especially if you have children together. The reality is that you will have years of communicating ahead of you. Birthdays, sports, graduations etc. How you and your ex react to one another is important for the emotional, physical and psychological well-being of everyone involved. It can also affect the parenting of your ex as well.
Even though your marriage didn’t succeed, and you may question the type of parent your ex is, they may end up being a better parent after the divorce.
Make your divorce a success by nurturing positive communication and you may be surprised at the outcome.
We found this article helpful for any parent dealing with an ex. You can’t change who they are, but divorce may make them better at some things. Why not help them succeed at parenting after your split?
While I was married to my ex, I pulled the majority of the weight when it came to housework and child-related responsibilities. Our son was born with some complicated medical needs, and it was always me attending his therapy, doctor, and special education appointments. In those times, I don’t think my children’s father could have named their doctors or teachers at gunpoint, let alone described their daily routines, preferences, and needs.
I know I am not the only woman with a wasband who was present in the flesh but checked out when it came to family life or parenting. I also know that I am not the only former wife to recognize a difference in her former spouse’s involvement with the kids following, and probably because of, divorce.
In short, divorce made my ex become a better father! Read the full article here.
Ending a marriage is never easy and divorce doesn’t have to be about the end. It can be about a new beginning. Keep these tips in mind and you may find yourself pleasantly surprised.
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