Category Archives: Divorce

My daughter-in-law won’t let me see my grandchildren and it is breaking my heart.

Five years ago, I moved across the country to be near my family after the birth of my first grandchild. I had asked my son if he would be amenable to me living nearby, and helping out with the grandchild. … Continue reading

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My step sons’ mother is trying to turn them against their father and me.

I have a huge concern and not sure what effect it is having on my two wonderful step sons – ages 13 and 9. We have shared custody – no primary household.  My husband fought for this and the papers … Continue reading

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At what age are children capable of deciding which parent to live with?

I recently became a single working mother of four young children (2 girls, 2 boys), ages ranging from three-ten.  The father of my children has moved to a different province indefinitely but makes a concerted effort to visit them when … Continue reading

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How can I help my friend, and her kids, deal with divorce?

My best friend is going through a divorce, she has three kids: a son who is 13 and autistic, a daughter who is 10, and a five-year-old, all are on Ritalin. The divorce is messy and right now they have joint … Continue reading

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What can I do to lessen the impact of divorce on my daughter?

Our marriage has broken down completely. My wife and I are going to separate. What can I do to lessen the damage to my five-year-old daughter? Divorce is not good for kids. But there are things that you can do … Continue reading

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My son is upset because, having separated from his father, I want to take back my family name.

After 4 years of being legally separated, I’ve decided to take back my family name. I have two sons 9 and 7. Their Dad and I are active, effective parents who work well together to ensure the kids are OK. … Continue reading

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My husband’s ex-wife is actively encouraging parental alienation. What can we do?

My spouse and I are having on going troubles with his 13-year-old daughter. Her mother actively engages in parental alienation. Discussing court proceedings with the child, speaking poorly of both of us in their household etc. My spouse has been … Continue reading

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What is the best custody arrangement for my son?

I am looking for professional advice in regard to the best custody arrangements for my four-year-old son. I have heard many bias opinions about what is best for my child but I wish to make the decision that is in … Continue reading

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How can I get my ex-husband to be more responsible?

My ex husband is supposed to take our two children, who are 4 and 6 years old, every second week. Our marriage broke up about 3 years ago. There used to be a lot of shouting and things are much … Continue reading

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