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Co-Parenting After Divorce: Julie Hanks on Studio 5

Cooperation and communication between divorced parents are crucial to a child’s well-being. It’s often difficult for ex-spouses to transition from intimate partners to “business partners”. You are both in the business of successfully raising your child or children together.

1) Nurture your child’s relationship with other parent

You don’t need to be friends with your ex-spouse, but you do need to be a friend to your child’s relationship with them. Regardless of your feelings toward your ex-spouse, it is in your child’s best interest to support and nurture their relationship with your co-parent. Your feelings or opinions toward your ex are none of your child’s business. The only exception to this is if you believe your child is in danger of being neglected, abused, or harmed.

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Are You Thick Or Thin Skinned?: Studio 5

Are You Emotionally Thick or Thin Skinned?

Has someone accused you of being “too sensitive” or suggested that you “grow a thicker skin?” Or maybe you’ve heard that you’re “hard to read” or that you’re a “tough nut to crack?“ Those comments may be clues to your style of processing emotions. how much of your environment you let into your being and how aware you are of your feelings.

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