Posts Tagged ‘help children cope with divorce’

Helping Kids of Divorce Manage Change

Nine months ago, Mathew’s parents told him that they were separating.  They said while they were figuring things out they would keep living in the same house. Yesterday Mathew’s mom, Jackie, announced she’s moving out tomorrow.  Mathew felt like somebody just punched him in the stomach. He thought his parents were trying to work things…

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When children get angry about divorce

Anger and sadness are usually the two most significant feelings children struggle with when parents choose to go their separate ways. While neither falls into the easy to deal with category, usually finding healthy ways to help children manage anger is a real challenge for parents. To offer some insight into what happens for children,…

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