Psychology Today recently posted an article about how to talk to your child about divorce. While every child and every family is different, the article provides some practical advice and, most importantly, a starting point.
Because discussing divorce with children can be difficult, it’s helpful to have some guidelines about how to approach the topic. And since kids process and respond differently at different ages to such a major change, the article provides “conversation scripts” for all different ages.
In the end, while you may not get the words exactly right, it’s important to remember to focus on the message: the love of both parents for the child.
To read the full article, click here.
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