Going through a divorce is one of the most stressful events a person may go through during their lifetime. Emotions run high, finances, which may have already been an area filled with worry and stress, may become even more so, mental health suffers, and the process may feel endless.
One of the biggest adjustments after spouses separate is the change in the family’s dynamics. For many, this means learning how to co-parent. Courts want parties to co-parent their children and often order parties to participate and complete parenting and/or co-parenting courses. Studies have shown parents who effectively learn to co-parent their children have an increased ability to protect their children from the negative effects of the dissolution process, including any parental discourse. Continue reading