- Even though you may sometimes feel or believe that your former partner is not focused on your children’s well-being, give him or her the benefit of the doubt. Since you will never know the actual truth, if you choose to believe the best about the other parent, you will feel greater calm, peace and love. Doing this not only improves your own well-being, it also helps your children.
- Avoid evaluating or complaining openly about how the other is parenting. If needed, choose one close and trusted friend who is willing to hear all of your rants and complaints. Don’t ever share these kinds of feelings with your children.
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