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Humans are designed to cope with many onslaughts, but change continues to prove extremely challenging. Especially when that change is unexpected or out of your control. Uncertainty is one of the hardest experiences, and can paralyse you from action. Take small steps, understand that waves of emotions will pass and write things down so that you’re not relying on memory at the very time when it is least effective.
Putting children first is a phrase you will hear a lot. It sounds obvious and straightforward. We have found that parents who recognise that they might not always know what is their children’s best interest and are willing to question their own instincts are probably those who end up making the best decisions.
Being honest with yourself about the relationship whilst you are emotionally upset is, for many, extremely hard. It is important when struggling to except that a relationship is over to get some help. There are many professionals out there who can help you on this journey.
Putting Your Children First
Putting children first during separation and divorce is complex because emotions are running high – we encourage and enable parents to take professional advice. One conversation can be enough to give you the direction you need to benefit your family in the longer term. Rebecca & Bob, Directors