Blended Families: My partner and his/her ex still fight
If your partner is still having battles with 'the ex,' it's only natural to worry about what this is doing to your own relationship, and what it's doing to your children.
In a situation like this, everyone suffers. As a parent, it's certainly hard not to be affected by your partner's problems. It can also be difficult hearing about 'the ex' all the time, when you want to get on with your own life together. You probably also have concerns about how the conflict is affecting the children, and what you could be doing to help.
Here are several suggestions that can make the situation easier for everyone:
If you feel the conflict is causing a strain on your marriage, or that it's damaging the children, it's a good idea to seek help - whether from a mediator or a counsellor. If you are in Canada, and you wish to speak to a counsellor about this, contact Parent Help Line, 1-888-603-9100.