To maintain their control, abusers often seek shared custody of the children when the relationship ends.
Today’s Parent interviewed Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, and other Canadian experts on ways to co-parent with an abusive-ex-partner.
- Making a safety plan
- Creating a safe child exchange
- Avoid contact with the abuser
- Don’t take the bait
- Focus on self-care
- Parent separately
- Document everything