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Edward D. Farber, PhD
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Sharing the Love, and Thanksgiving, With Your Ex

(2) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 2:03 PM

Only two things are good about divorce to your child- double birthday presents and double holidays. Parents manage the holidays after separation and divorce in many different ways. Some alternate years-Thanksgiving with father on even numbered years and with Mother on odd numbered years. If Thanksgiving with Mother, then Christmas...

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"Hell No: I Won't Go"

(11) Comments | Posted February 9, 2013 | 1:22 AM

At some point in the future, the child of divorce may rebel against the visitation schedule you, your ex, and your lawyers spent so much time and money constructing. This rarely occurs the first months after divorce. While you and your ex were divorcing, you clashed over your children's living...

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Telling Your Child About The Divorce

(91) Comments | Posted January 18, 2013 | 11:22 AM

Campbell, seven years old, was sitting in my office, trying to learn how to get along better with children on the playground. In the midst of describing how difficult it was to remember which parent was supposed to help her with her homework that night, she whispered: "Can I tell...

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