There are two things that have remained important components of our family’s philosophy regarding peaceful
High conflict parents can’t seem to stop themselves. They are repeatedly told to behave, by
Following a divorce, there are so many dynamic factors occurring in the relationship between you
A common worry is whether the other parent is doing and saying things to the
In her book, In the Name of the Child, Janet Johnston and colleagues write that
An emotionally-charged relationship is the fast lane to disaster when dealing with your child’s parent
Regarding the subject of negotiation, we are going to address the issue of how men
When parenting is not coordinated, important tasks start to fall through the cracks: unreturned clothing,
A strategy in examining and overcoming coParenting conflict is to look at the effects conflict
Why is it so hard to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine? The groups have
Veteran authors recount horror stories of trying to publish a book. It has always been
Joe was at his wits end. Ever since his divorce he tried to do everything
In negotiations, responding to anger—or any strong emotion— with patience can often lead to a
Anger is the most common emotion in negotiations. In and of itself, anger is not
Imagine. Life is just humming right along that is… until 13-year-old Abigail asks to stay
You and your spouse have decided to split up for the sake of the kids.
Trust is the lifeblood of any negotiation. One way to think of trust is as
We usually hear what we want to hear, what we have been trained to hear,
Last night, I listened in on a webinar on how to stop nagging my toddler.
The next time you negotiate something, make sure you’ve clearly articulated what you want and
Brain scientists have learned that you can change your own brain by practicing learning skills.
Parenting coordination assists coParents to learn positive communication. When the parenting coordination process works well,
Since they lack self-awareness, high conflict personalities (HCP) make no effort to change their own
High conflict coParents. Why do people act this way? Why would someone act so extremely?
Violence in the home or by family members is called domestic violence or intimate partner
Many sources agree that up to one-third of divorces these days are high-conflict. This means
If you are coParenting with a narcissist, you will be “surviving coParenting,” as the experience
What is a coParent to do when they can’t stand to be around their ex?
If you want to know how to coParent with a narcissist, first make sure you
While describing a difficult coParenter relationship, the standard is to throw out a commonly used