Separated parents who experience chronic conflict in their relationship often feel caught in a vortex from which there is no escape. We generally use the term “high conflict parents” to describe parents who:
Although many people use the terms “matrimonial home” and “family home” interchangeably, they are not in fact the same. In Ontario, a matrimonial home is given special status because it is usually the most valuable asset that a family owns and because it is the heart of where family life unfolds.
The financial cost to families of long-term, post-separation conflict can be devastating and often directly impacts three generations. Some people never recover from the debt that they incur, often finding themselves having to work well beyond what they ever imagined would be their retirement date.