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Children and Divorce

If a marriage doesn’t work, what happens after divorce?  Divorce is a common occurrence in our culture.  A person is left with loneliness, lowered self-esteem, anxiety about the unknowns, and difficulty forming new intimate relationships. The way you chose to handle and recover from your divorce will set the course for the rest of your life.  Research has shown that there are 6 common pathways in exiting divorce.

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Children caught in the middle of a divorce or separation many times feel they are being juggled between homes, schedules and different expectations from each parent.  This can lead to feelings of being a burden or inconvenience.  Parents can help their children through this difficult time by avoiding some of the common traps in learning to parent together successfully. Parents need to realize they cannot assume a child understands expectations or rules or anything about a divorce or separation situation. Helping Your Child Through Divorce