With more and more marriages ending in separation followed by divorce, we are seeing a fundamental shift in the pattern of family life. Much has been written about the ingredients of a good relationship but now we need to build a picture that identifies the ingredients of a good separation. Parents involved in these new family patterns often struggle to find ways of relating that work well for all members, especially for the children. Some are more successful than others. 'Creative Parenting After Separation' brings together individual experiences with current research to help guide decision making for parents who put a high priority on helping their children through these confusing and frightening times.Creative Parenting After Separation will not only tell you about what makes a good divorce but will also identify ways in which this can be achieved. If you want to lessen the negative impact of your separation on your children, this book can help you succeed.