Advice For Parents Getting A Divorce (KidsHealth.org)
What’s the best way to help your family get through a divorce? Every situation — and every family — is different. But some stress reducing guidelines might make the adjustment a bit easier.
These suggestions can make the process less painful for kids, teens, and families. Parents will need to interpret them in their own ways; honesty, sensitivity, self-control, and time itself will help the healing process. Be patient — not everyone’s timetable is the same.
This article includes helpful advice for parents on:
- Helping kids to manage their feelings.
- Sheltering kids from adult arguments.
- Keeping kids out of the middle.
- Dealing with resistance to dating and remarriage.
- Getting help