Navigation Links
Source of conflict: Study finds factors that can shape divorced mothers' co-parenting experiences
Date:8/9/2012

the co-parenting relationship.

"All mothers in this type of co-parenting relationship reported differences in parenting styles and were concerned with how the ex was raising the children," Markham said. "Parenting practices that concerned the mothers varied greatly and included putting children in harmful situations, not bathing the children, not disciplining them and having no rules or routines. It was especially difficult for these mothers to share custody with ex-partners who were uninvolved during the marriage. They didn't believe their exes were responsible parents."

Markham said eight of the women in the continuously contentious relationships didn't want to share custody of the children with their ex-partner, but most were told by lawyers or the court that they would have to do so.

Four mothers in the study had amicable co-parenting relationships, where they reported always getting along with their ex-partners from separation to the present. The positive factors that affected these relationships were that the mothers believed their ex-partners were responsible parents, money wasn't a source of conflict and the mothers chose to share physical custody.

Seven of the mothers in the study had bad-to-better co-parenting relationships, where co-parenting was contentious at the time of separation, but greatly improved over time. At the time of the study, these women's relationships were similar to those of women with always amicable relationships. These mothers wanted to share physical custody, thought the father was a responsible parent and most said money was not a source of conflict.

But all mothers in bad-to-better relationships said they were unable to co-parent amicably with their ex-partner in the beginning because personal issues were not kept separate from parenting responsibility.

"Although ex-partners with bad-to-better relationships originally allowed their feelings about one another to negatively affec
'/>"/>

Contact: Mindy Markham
mmarkham@k-state.edu
785-826-2929
Kansas State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Infant Formula Can Be a Major Source of BPA: Experts
2. Podiatry Residents Advance Medical Training with New Online Resource
3. DRE Medical Equipment Unveils FX-300+ Surgical Headlight and Light Source
4. 'EMT Exam Ace' Creates Free EMT Resources Page
5. Natural Sciences Repository Publishes Chromatography and Acidic Compounds Resources
6. SingleSource Background Screening Company Calls On Adults To Take Proactive Approach To Stop Child Sexual Abuse
7. New anti-inflammatory drugs pinch off reactive oxygen species at the source
8. New Anthropology and Archaeology Resources Published at Sciences Social Network
9. NOVAtime Solutions to be showcased at Booth #1821 in the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition
10. Hazelnuts: New source of key fat for infant formula thats more like mothers milk
11. Toxic mercury, accumulating in the Arctic, springs from a hidden source
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 Surftech athletes Jack ... Oahu paddleboard World Championships this past weekend in Hawaii ... 3rd place finisher Zeb Walsh were all on stock ... of the race and athletes this year were treated ... making the course extremely challenging as well as very ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 2014 iFitDress.com, a professional company of ... collection of 2014 silver bridesmaid dresses recently. ... to the latest fashion trends. What’s more, they are ... percent off. , iFitDress.com is one of the ... not only silver bridesmaid gowns, but also many other ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... over the age of 65 face numerous barriers to ... against poverty and higher rates of asthma with worse ... of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology , ... Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), outlines the challenges faced by ... to improve their care. , "Allergists want ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Developer ... camera on its Ponce City Market project in ... historic Sears, Roebuck & Company building into best-in-class office, ... completion, OxBlue reviewed Jamestown’s experience with their construction webcam ... , Jamestown wanted a construction camera ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... In today’s world, a good night’s sleep ... and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses ... partners of the rest they need to face their daily ... and 20 million people in the United States alone have ... treated; and of those treated, many cannot tolerate their prescribed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Surftech Bark Commander Sweeps Molokai2Oahu Stock Paddleboard Division 2Health News:iFitDress.com: Beautiful Silver Bridesmaid Dresses at Promotional Prices 2Health News:Female baby boomers with asthma? You may need help 2Health News:Female baby boomers with asthma? You may need help 3Health News:OxBlue Construction Webcam Proves Valuable Tool for Developer, Consumers on Historic Ponce City Market Project 2Health News:OxBlue Construction Webcam Proves Valuable Tool for Developer, Consumers on Historic Ponce City Market Project 3Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 2Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 3
... ... radiography system aboard the Coast Guard Cutter HEALY (WAGB - 20) prior to its voyage ... ... of an iCR3600 computed radiography system aboard the Coast Guard Cutter HEALY (WAGB - 20) ...
... may ease pain, improve movement, study shows , SATURDAY, ... strengthen the wrist may ease the pain of tennis ... rubber bar to perform isolated eccentric wrist extensor strengthening ... and strength for one group of patients vs. another ...
... 11, 2009 The Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium ... of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) ... Surgeons (SAGES), today announced Olympus, continuing commitment to ... therapy known as Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery, ...
... With the two year ... provider, has seen a 70 percent increase in women booking themselves in for botox and fillers ... ... the smoking ban upon us (1st July 2009), SurgiCare, a leading UK cosmetic surgery ...
... , , TACOMA, Wash., July 10 Bridge ... that focuses on bringing life-saving dialysis to developing countries, announced ... Dialysis Center in the Philippines. Located in San Carlos, ... area, serving roughly 250,000 residents in the surrounding communities who ...
... July 10 Fitness Management Group, Inc. (the "Company"), ... announced that the Company has filed a voluntary petition ... the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North ... restructuring, Fuzion Investment Capital LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:iCRco Wins Government CR Contract with United States Coast Guard 2Health News:iCRco Wins Government CR Contract with United States Coast Guard 3Health News:NOSCAR increases NOTES research with Olympus Medical Systems Corporation grant 2Health News:UK Smoking Ban Fuels Rise In Surgery 2Health News:U.S. Non-Profit Announces Opening of Life-Saving Dialysis Facility in Philippines 2Health News:U.S. Non-Profit Announces Opening of Life-Saving Dialysis Facility in Philippines 3Health News:Fitness Management Group, Inc. Approves Sale of the Company 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... Mass. , July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... funding changes brought about by the Affordable ... reimbursement and prescribing of pharmaceutical therapies. The ... cover beneficiaries through new regulations and expanded ... occurring in the health exchanges—state-based marketplaces set ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014 Lazarus Effect, a ... interventional devices to facilitate removal of blood clots, announced ... the financing will support EU commercialization of several approved ... the Lazarus ReCover™ and Lazarus Cover™ in ... reflects investor confidence in the value of our novel, ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. , July 31, 2014 ... Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and ... has commenced production of multiple strains of cannabis ... scientific research to select the best strains for ... to bring the cannabis formulations to market for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 2Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 3Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 4Lazarus Effect Closes $5 Million Financing 2Cannabis Science Initiates Scientific Cultivation Programs to Test Multiple Strains of Cannabis to Obtain Extract Formulations for Clinical Drug Development Targeting Multiple Critical Ailments Starting with Cancer and Neurological Disorders 2
... Nov. 19 A recent Reuters article reported ... expect an industry increase as a result of broader insurance ... million additional Americans may begin receiving health care insurance coverage ... on the access" extended to the new enrollees according to ...
... , NEW YORK, Nov. 19 Delcath Systems, Inc. ... Delcath Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion (PHP(TM)) System, a minimally invasive drug ... the liver, today reported on the Company,s recent progress. , ... our team has achieved many significant milestones as we move ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Delcath Systems Reports Substantial Progress 2Delcath Systems Reports Substantial Progress 3Delcath Systems Reports Substantial Progress 4
... is an internationally known brand famous ... The ophthalmic collection offers chic and ... creativity in titanium, metal and plastic ... unique styling with trendy shapes and ...
... The license agreement between Brook ... to 1993. Characterized by lightweight materials ... Brothers collections reflect the unique features ... brand. A product with classic style ...
... style. Creativity and cutting-edge design. Dolce & ... a new licensing agreement in October 2005.The ... 1985 by the famous designer duo, Domenico ... with their Mediterranean roots to create the ...
Michael Kors eyewear delivers chic American style, updated for today's discerning high-end consumer.,Made from the finest materials, the eyewear collection artfully mixes textures and fabrications, c...
Medicine Products: