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Living Apart: Separated Family Experiences & Issues

Sharing and discussion of experiences, issues, ideas, information and resources associated with the day-to-day activities of living a separated family life
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Preview Divorce, Irish style - It's not just Australia

Personal stories from men and women about family separation 20 years after divorce was introduced in Ireland.

dad4life 1 1,486
ocf_emoticons/cry Preview Parental Isolation and Sabotage

Please help me cope with parental isolation and sabotage !

bbop 1 1,728
Preview Men and Women - a diffrent perspective ! Babushka 9 12,250
ocf_emoticons/blush Preview Can I take a test to show I'm a good Dad?
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Reasonable 26 23,301
ocf_emoticons/cool Preview Westpac CEO debunks lack of equal pay for p…

It shows that the pay gap is caused by the work/life choices of male and female employees, not any mythical male conspiracy to pay women less for the same work.

Secretary SPCA 1 6,671
Preview help.... where do you draw the line? Hot topic motherwolf 14 5,253
Preview Controlling child-father contact Loulou 10 6,884
Preview Separated couples diverge in views of relat…

Separated couples often see their continuing relationship in starkly different ways

matrix 1 2,909
Preview Schools fail kids over divorce

Schools are not doing enough to deal with the reality of divorce, according to new research.

dad4life 2 3,335
Preview Which School, Same City Opposite Sides?

How Have You Handled Which School to Attend?

sd 8 4,753
Preview Blended Bliss: We are Family - The Kids, th…

There can be happy parenting after a long marriage break-up - so long as we revisit our notion of family and put the child first.

dad4life 1 3,217
Preview Visitation interference meinnsw 2 2,760
Preview Stepmothers in Distress

Stepmothering is often harder than stepfathering.

dad4life 1 3,395
Preview Ten ways divorced parents can make the holi…

During the holiday season, divorce can add a new level of chaos as many family members want to spend time with the children.

dad4life 1 4,394
Preview Dealing with schools

Fathers can use anti-discrimination legislation to insist on being treated the same as any other parent

livy 9 5,704
ocf_emoticons/whistle Preview Single parents and child support study

Participants are sought for a Deakin University research study. This study will explore the social, health and financial impact of single-parents receiving or not receiving child support. It will involve completing a questionnaire every six months and a f

OneRingRules 1 3,593
Preview Mothers and fathers
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cooldad 37 21,694
ocf_emoticons/drool Preview Cooking ideas for Dads on their own

This Topic should cover ideas for dads on their won who want fast, inexpensive and alternate ideas for getting meals together.

imadad 18 9,807
Preview Breaking up online: "Resolution Online" Hot topic

Resolution Online: Mediation Online | Family Relationships - Resolution Online impartially assists couples that are separating

dad4life 11 6,397
Preview Suddenly Separated Website

Julie Singleton discusses everything from how to cope with separation to how to the children.

dad4life 6 7,413
Preview Separated Dads Information & Resources

Help and advice for separated fathers - being away from or separated from your children

dad4life 1 4,708
ocf_emoticons/sad Preview My story and how I got here! Hot topic
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My son is the weapon of choice for my ex!

Vernichtung 55 28,994
ocf_emoticons/dry Preview Shared parenting - being fair

How to be fair when times are trying. I appreciate having somewhere where I can discuss these issues with people that understand. Father not seeing the boys

Guest 6 5,241
Preview Overnight Stay Hot topic bugsiboy 75 41,432
ocf_emoticons/sad Preview How can I get the boys' father to have more…

Since finding a new partner my ex has progessively moved away emotionally and demographically

squiddy3 8 5,619
ocf_emoticons/shake Preview What do I do?

Mental and Verbal Abuse

Tash 10 6,116
ocf_emoticons/sad Preview What can we do?

My partner and I are lost and need help

Guest 3 4,326
Preview Lack of sleep and obvious stress ! The reme… Jon Pearson 5 5,029
ocf_emoticons/sad Preview Name issues

Discussion about the various issues around name of a child

bursyboy 5 5,989
Preview Topic #8571 (no title) System 0 241 N/A

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