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How to Make the Decision to be Away from Your Child

The most common question I see long distance parents ask is ‘How do I make the decision?’. That question is usually actually two questions : The more emotional question of ‘if I make this decision to move away from my child, what does that mean about me as a parent’. The practical question of ‘how […]

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Personal Experience

To leave?

I cannot describe the sense of relief I feel since finding this site, to know I’m not the only one in this situation. Long story short, I left my ex at the beginning of the year. It was the right thing to do, our relationship had been over for years and we both struggled to see […]

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Triage for the New Long Distance Parent

For the first time ever, you are a parent without your child. For the first time, you feel a million miles way from them, even if you are really only a city, a state or a country away. Adjusting to being a new long distance parent is tough! Best case, you have a great relationship […]

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Personal Experience

Call me Crazy?

For most of the past two years I have been living 1,100 miles away from my beloved children. The decision to move far away from them did not come easily but I have had to live with it every day since then. I have tried very hard to soothe myself with the fact that they […]