Nicole Curtis and Ex Have Dinner Amid Ongoing Custody Battle: ‘We Have to Focus on Forgiveness’

Nicole Curtis and her ex seem to have found some assent following a years-long control battle.

“Shane has been to L.A. and a new house,” Curtis tells PEOPLE of her former beloved and a father of her 34-month-old son, Harper. “We went to cooking a other night usually a dual of us.”

The Rehab Addict star, 41, adds that a dual shared, “laughter, tears, all a emotions” as they discussed their ongoing authorised struggles and both concluded that they have Harper’s best interests during heart.

“We both adore a children some-more than anything, and we’re unequivocally no opposite than anyone else perplexing to navigate by some unequivocally perplexing times and a hurdles of being a best mom and father possible,” she says. (Curtis is also a mom to son Ethan, 20, who she shares with ex Steven Cimini.)

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According to Curtis, Shane McGuire, 54, recently filed a authorised censure that claimed she relocated to California from Michigan in an try to keep him from saying Harper, yet forsaken it after they staid a misunderstanding.

“Both parties had tentative motions,” she says. But “after most discussion, a allotment was reached that parenting time would swap between Los Angeles and Harrison Township, Michigan,” where McGuire, a businessman, is based. She also reveals that a span “spent a night home with Harper following court.”

Curtis records that she is still breastfeeding Harper, who is roughly 3 years old, yet reduction frequently as a outcome of her practicing baby-led weaning — a indicate of row for a former integrate around their years-long authorised saga. The toddler also continues to co-sleep with both her and Maguire.

Maguire initial asserted his parental rights when Harper was 6 months old, and was awarded visitation dual days a week. Until that point, a baby had been exclusively breastfed, forcing Curtis to find other feeding arrangements.

“He had never had a bottle before, and afterwards all of a remarkable that was his usually choice while he was with his dad. we had no thought that a decider could say, ‘You’re justice systematic to not feed your exclusively breastfed child,” she told PEOPLE in November. “It’s critical that children have both of their parents. But [preventing] me from breastfeeding my child usually so he can see a father is not right.”

At a time, Maguire indicted Curtis of stability to breastfeed a now-toddler as a approach to forestall him from removing time with his son. Maguire’s attorney, Jerry Cavellier, told PEOPLE that a baby took regulation around a bottle during 6 months.

Curtis was austere about fortifying her decision, though. “Every singular day we have to continue critique about how my child is too aged to breastfeed,” she formerly said. “But when he weans, it’s going to be his decision. we truly trust it’s a child’s choice.”

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While a routine has been perplexing for a Better Than New author, she says she continues to wish for a best.

“Unfortunately, it’s unequivocally easy to get held adult in a conflict of he-said-she-said when in a separation, and sadly, even easier to feel empowered by essay checks to attorneys and perplexing to ‘win,’” Curtis reflects. “We have to concentration on redemption and what unequivocally matters, a adore for a son. Both of us have affianced to do this going brazen and creation any other giggle like we once did.”