Dear Divorce Coach: Over the past few years, I finalized my divorce, tried to pick up the pieces, balanced (not well) single-parenting with a full-time job, and in the process, I feel like I’ve lost sight of me. What tips or advice do you have to help me go into this new year with a plan?
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Dear Divorce Coach: I’ve been sharing custody with my ex during the holidays for the past several years. But as summer turns to fall, I keep finding I have to steel myself against; the memory of my old family traditions that are so much harder now that I have to co-parent.
Dear Divorce Coach: I’m am very stressed about the upcoming holidays with my ex and our young children. I feel like they’re going to be a mess and I’m just going to spend it fighting with him about everything. What can I do so that I can actually enjoy the season the way I used to?
Dear Divorce Coach: These are my first holidays post-separation and I’m trying to figure out how to go about a plan with my ex for giving gifts to our young children. Do you have any tips you can share?
Dear Divorce Coach: I’m struggling to figure out how to coparent and connect with my kids, 9 and 6, when they spend holidays with their dad. I feel isolated and it’s hard to spend a longer time away from them than usual.
Dear Divorce Coach: I am ready to end my marriage. I think we can do okay separately, financially and even when co-parenting, but he says he will fight me “tooth and nail” unless I agree to everything he thinks is fair…