Are you the passenger or the driver in your family separation?
When a marriage or relationship ends, it might feel like your world has broken into a thousand different pieces. The aftermath seems incredibly overwhelming. What do I do? Where do I go? What are my rights? I have no idea where to start! I can’t face this right now.
Here at The Separation Place we think that there are two different options for you when you need to sort out your arrangements for your kids.
Be the passenger
You can get into the passenger seat and sit next to someone who can guide you through the system, move you through the process and get you out the other side. The driver is often a lawyer. An expert driver mind you. They know exactly the direction you need to head in and they know the roads well. The only set backs are that:
Family conflict is absolutely debilitating to those experiencing it. Loss of sleep, anxiety and worry, stress and pressure of what will the future look like for your family unit. People experience most of these negative aspects because they leave their conflicts to fester, rather than address them sooner rather than later.
The good news is that so many families in Australia can work together to find a co-parenting arrangement. Now, I didn’t say you have to like each other! But you do have to work together to make sure those children of yours are happy, healthy and live the best life they can lead. And you are going to help them do that by eliminating the stress of family conflict from their lives.
Imagine if there was a tool that helped you decrease the conflict, come up with a plan that works for all family members live your life without the dark cloud that’s been hanging over you. Well there is! And its called mediation.
Here are the top 3 reasons why mediation...