7 Tips to Ditch High Conflict at the Holidays

For blended families, the holiday season is longer, more complicated, and more stressful than for traditional families. (Yayyyyy 🙄) We try to cram at least as many Super Fun Activities…

The high road to nowhere

HCBM has started hugging us hello and goodbye, which I hate. Oh, so NOW we’re friends? After over a decade of high-conflict custody, poisoning SD against us, and generally making…

Not a real family

Here’s something I’m struggling with today: that even after more than a decade together, my SD—apparently— still does not consider us her real family. Today my SD left for her…