The Big Fight
You can raise healthy kids, even through a divorce. The Intelligent Divorce Program was designed by Dr. Mark Banschick to help parents avoid common divorce-related mistakes; we even give you tips on how to deal effectively with your ex. Our commitment - Your Kids Come First.
MODULE 6 - The Big Fight - Dealing with a Difficult Ex consists of 6 individual modules. (Please watch the video above for a short excerpt.)
Power struggles and communication
Power struggles in divorce - Cooperative, Combative and Confrontational.
Triggers, regression and both the negative and positive cycle in divorce.
Effective communication through:
Understanding the complexities of each role in divorce
A review of a divorce story. Understanding the complexities of the leaver, the leav-ee, children and decision making in divorce.
How A Fight Escalates
- Example of a fight
- Micro-analyzing the fight
- Issues at hand
- Anxieties and Power struggles
- Dealing with Adolescent Sexuality
- Narrowing the topic
- Working through the Big Fight
Triggers and Suffering
Anger = Hurt
Examples of triggers
Divorce is a regressive experience
Understanding how parents act out and how to stop it.
Safety and communication
Couples with problems with violence
Leavers also suffer
Kids can be enabled in power struggles
Kids do not benefit from parents who cannot coordinate with each other