Support for parents who are not in a relationship
Parenting involves lots of decisions and will change over time depending on your child’s age and development. If you don’t live with the other parent this can make it harder to have these conversations and parent together.
These conversations may not happen or when they do, they can become tense or argumentative. It can be difficult to know how to move forward.
Sometimes children feel a responsibility to each parent to help them to communicate or worry about their feelings. Parenting together can be challenging to make sure it focuses on your children.
Getting it Right for Children digital programme
If you're working with a family practitioner you should be given access to the Getting it Right for Children digital programme.
Find out how to access the Getting it Right for Children digital programme with your login details.
Find more support for parents who are not in a relationship
- Dorset Family Information Service has a directory for local services
- find advice about parenting apart from the Click Relationships website
- parenting and relationships advice and support on the Action for Children website
- parenting together on the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) website
- divorce and separation advice on the Advice Now website
- advice for parents who are splitting up on the Voices in The Middle (for parents) website
- how to separate on the Citizens Advice website