CoParenting in a Box
4 Stark Choices Father’s Have When Separating
I remember acutely hearing an account by Bob Geldof of what it felt like to arrive at the front door of his old house to collect his children. To ring the bell, and then stand on the doorstep – like a stranger. Hearing that tale all those years ago, I felt the mixture of pain, […]Read More
Pregnant and Stressed – CoParenting resources
Susan Cowe Miller highlights how EFT can benefit you and your unborn child EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) aka Tapping is a Self-Help tool to lower and manage anxieties, feelings of anger or unfairness, overwhelm, panic or fear. Are you pregnant and troubled by anxiety? Is your relationship with your partner in trouble? Has your marriage broken […]Read More
Does Childbirth Trigger Divorce?
Demographic studies show that more than 40 percent of children born to two parents can expect to live in a single-parent family by the time they are 18. Parenthood seems to provoke the spike in the divorce and separation statistics, with roughly a fifth of all marriages ending within five years after the birth […]Read More
Does sex after birth cause divorce?
Roughly a fifth of all marriages end within five years after the birth of the first child. Reflexologist and Birth Doula Sophia Smith describes the pressures on relationships post-birth, and how reflexology and homely advice can support the parental relationship. There are both physical and psychological deterrents to pleasurable sex for new parents. […]Read More
Do Sick Babies cause Divorce?
An inspirational story by a mother who describes the strain on her marriage when one of their twins is born with brain damage. Sarah’s Story Study on bereaved parents and divorce In an article entitled Bereaved Parents and Divorce by Dr Mark Hardt Ph.D. & Dannette Carroll, it is reported that in […]Read More
25 April was ‘Parental Alienation Awareness Day’
25 April is the official ‘Parental Alienation Awareness Day’. This is a term that many people will never have heard before, but many children and their parents will have experienced. Parental Alienation (PAS) exists in many forms and the harm that is does to parents – and to the children – is inestimable. International parenting […]Read More
Saying bad things about Mummy: Co-parenting through divorce and separation
In Psychology Today, Edward Kruk has written of 11-15% of the children of divorcing parents suffering the effects of implacable hostility. In the UK, where roughly 250,000 divorces are granted every year, that estimate would equate to some 50,000-75,000 children every year. The parent labelled with ‘implacable hostility’ is unable to see any value […]Read More
Should employees pay divorce insurance to protect employers?
Divorce costs to the employee and the employer can be staggering. It is estimated that divorce costs the British economy up to £46 billion every year (that’s more than we spend on defence), and the Chamber of Commerce are well aware of the intrinsic relationship between employees’ wellbeing and business productivity. Divorce hurting […]Read More
Just 60 seconds to make something clearer……
In just 60 short seconds, the impact on children of divorce and family separation is clear to see – through the artwork of a group of children, collated from images from Postcards from Splitsville. If you know anyone in this situation, let them visit www.coparentinginbox.comRead More