Raising children with a partner you’ve split from can be tricky. It’s common to disagree about contact arrangements, house rules, holidays and maintenance costs.
If your ex partner isn’t following the rules you agreed for your childcare contact arrangements, try to speak to them. Aim to communicate in a calm manner to reduce conflicts. This will also help reduce any negative impact on your children.
You might want to talk about house rules and contact separately from money matters. The topics can become blurred, which sometimes brings up more tension. For more advice on this, visit relationship advice charity Relate.
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