8 simple rules of dating
Everyone has something different to offer and children need all of it. When you are critical of your former spouse you are teaching your child to be critical and judgmental.They need the parent with more money, as well as the parent with more love. Even if sarcasm, bitterness and hurtful statements were a trademark of your marriage, lose it in your post-divorce reality.Be careful not to send your child the message that all members of your former spouse's gender are bad, particularly not to your children of that gender. Giving your child too much information might be a subtle (or not so subtle) way of asking them to help you.
When children return from a visit, either with the other parent or with relatives, refrain from asking competitive questions. It helps them to respect authority in general, and to grow up to be self-respecting.
Even if it means getting a job, taking a loan, or asking someone to help out financially until you can make necessary changes. Remember that all the changes and issues that are troubling you are probably troubling them, too.
If you make them feel that you are unable to handle it, they lose their sense of security.
Ever wonder why some children with parents who have divorced fare better than others?
Respecting these ten rules of post-divorce parenting can be a powerful contributing factor to your child's success after a divorce.