It’s the first thing you learn as a divorcing parent: “never disparage your ex in front of the kids.” But what if your ex isn’t playing by the rules? What if, in an attempt to punish you, they launch a campaign to undermine your relationship with your child through repeated lies and denigration?
If your child has been the conduit of nasty, distorted accusations from your ex, you know that helpless feeling: “I want to respond, but I don’t know how to do it without making things worse.”
It is vitally important to your child’s mental health that you deal quickly and directly with the problem of a trash-talking ex. This article explains why, and gives you the practical and concrete tools you need to do so with compassion and integrity– and without putting your kids in the middle! Check it out here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kate-scharff/post_4827_b_3300194.html