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Jennifer Wolf

Naming Your Worst Child Custody Fears

By April 22, 2014

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So often, our fears get the best of us. They distract us, even paralyze us. But wrapping your arms around your fears is important because it's the first step in doing something about them.

So take a moment and think about what you're afraid of most. Is is losing custody to an ex you don't trust? Having to share custody? Hearing the words"I want to try living with mom (or dad)"?

Man and woman arguing over child custody.

Sometimes just naming your fears "out loud" can help to reduce their power. So take a moment to share your fears here on the blog -- along with what you're doing about them.

Then use the resources below to talk with your kids, explore your options, and research the laws in your state:

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