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December 2014 Archives

What can I do if I don't have the kids for Christmas?

If you’re newly separated and are spending Christmas without the kids (since they are spending the day with your ex) it is not exactly a recipe for disaster. As we have mentioned in a few of our posts, the holiday season is a “season” for a reason; it is a collection of days for people to spend time with family, unwind from the stressors of everyday life (i.e. work and school) and be thankful for another year.

Should I start a divorce during the holiday season?

If you are in a marriage that simply makes you sick (literally or figuratively) chances are that you have thought about initiating a divorce during the holiday season. Nevertheless, you may be ambivalent about starting it at this time of year. After all, it’s supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year.”

More insights on handling holiday parenting time disputes

Before Thanksgiving we highlighted three basic tenets for separated parents should conduct themselves during the holiday season. We believe that they are essential for parents who have high-conflict relationships because the Christmas season is so important to children for a number of reasons.

Why is she threatening to keep the kids away at Christmas?

If you didn’t get a chance to spend time with your kids during Thanksgiving, you may be pretty upset about it. You may also wonder if the Christmas holidays will be any different. More importantly, you may wonder why your ex is being so evil and why she feels as if she can intimidate you by conditioning your time with the kids.