A big emotional toll in a separation is no longer living with your children. Spending time with your children can become more difficult. This is especially true if your relationship with your ex-partner is poor. Special days like Father’s Day can present a challenge.
While you were together, the day probably unfolded spontaneously and was largely organised by the other parent. After separation, it is up to you to plan the day and you may feel pressure to give your children a really good time.
Covid-19 has forced us to adapt to many changes. Father’s Day may also look a little different this year. Read my latest NZ Herald article for my tips for a great day despite the impact of Covid-19.
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