Helping Kids Cope with Separation and Divorce

Number of View: 305 Helping children cope with divorce: What to tell your kids When it comes to telling your kids about your divorce, many parents freeze up. Make the conversation a little easier on both yourself and your children by preparing significantly before you sit down to talk. If you can anticipate tough questions, deal with your own anxieties ahead of time, and plan carefully what you’ll be telling them, you will be better equipped to help your children handle the news.  What to say and how to say it  Difficult as it may be to do, try to …

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Divorce: The First Year

Number of View: 354 Divorce: The First Year by Johanna Nauraine   It doesn’t matter whether you were the one who wanted the divorce or whether you were the one who was left – the first year following divorce is difficult. In all likelihood, you’re living alone for the first time in years. That is either a shock or a relief, depending on the type of marriage you were in. Regardless, it’s a big adjustment. While you may have had other losses in your life, in my experience, there are few that disrupt a person as totally as divorce. It …

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Woman with young child struggling with temporary work and difficult marriage

Number of View: 227 Gilbert, Many times, I have wanted to walk out of my marriage but because of my boy I hold back. I manage to get this far is because of my little one and I do not want him to grew up from a broken family. I don’t mind all the hardship all I wanted is to have a family of my own – simple, nice and a job. I don’t hope that my hubby will change as I know for a person to change it is very difficult. I personally realised this as I am a …

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Divorced man has to pay $1,800 maintenance to children and wife but denied custody access

Number of View: 367Hi Gilbert Thanks for your kind concern. So far I have attended about 10 court hearings, but still I don’t get to access/see my children. Yet the court/ judge still hasn’t taken any action on her for breaching the court order. At the last hearing on auxiliary matter,  it was even worst –  I lost my children’s care and control, matrimonial flat, need to transfer my CPF to her (which my solicitor still don’t know why under Women’s Act), maintenance $1200 /month for children + $600/month for her (total $1.8K a month – my income is only …

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