All the evidence suggests that the children who adjust best to life after family separation are those that are able to maintain strong, positive relationships with both parents.
If you are able to establish a business-like relationship with your child’s other parent, it will help your child feel safe and loved. It will also mean that your child is less likely to suffer emotionally and psychologically.
Accept that your child’s other parent still has a role
Improve your communications
Try to work together as much as possible
Set minimum standards and be ‘good enough’ parents
Keep your children out of any disputes