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Parallel parenting...anyone actually DO it?

Anonymous
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So, everything online about parallel parenting is just sort of theoretical or is very specifically in reference to coparenting with narcissistic people. I can find very few "testimonials".

Essentially, in parallel parenting, you don't attempt to coparent with the ex. You parent independently during your respective times. Rather than trying to reach agreements, which for high conflict parents generally just results in more arguing, you do your thing and they do theirs.

Anyone do this? Or what do you guys think of it?
Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 20, 2016 at 1:59 PM
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lucky2Beeme
by Emerald Member on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:15 PM
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No but I'm great a Parallel Parking 😎
momto2boys973
by Sapphire Member on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:17 PM
Sounds like a great way to confuse a kid.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:18 PM
Sounds like a good concept with poor execution
MOM-RN
by on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:18 PM
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Lol. That was my first thought too! I can parallel park with the best of them.

Quoting lucky2Beeme: No but I'm great a Parallel Parking �
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:20 PM
Kids learn and adjust to whomever or wherever they are. It can have a negative impact though.
OrangeBalloon
by Emerald Member on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:20 PM

Damn I was ready to give lots of advise on parallel parking. I park like a boss! 

bluebunnybabe
by kid crack dealer on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:21 PM
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Me too. Lol

Quoting lucky2Beeme: No but I'm great a Parallel Parking 😎
HHx5
by Gold Member on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:22 PM
My ex and I started out doing this but it was very difficult for me. Our schedule was every other week, exchanging on Fridays. I think it just depends on the age(s) of the kid(s) and the temperaments of the parents. Me personally, I didn't like it.
Inana
by Controversial on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:22 PM
Some folks can't parallel park. Never mind parallel parenting.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Apr. 20, 2016 at 3:23 PM
Lol...well I suck at it.

Quoting lucky2Beeme: No but I'm great a Parallel Parking 😎
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