Families Change – Teen Guide to Separation and Divorce

Teen Guide

This site is from the Justice Education Society in British Columbia. It is a guide for teens to parental separation and divorce. Written on a teen level it deals with what is happening, changes, emotions, strategies, the law, and frequently asked questions. The website is also available in French.

Within each section, various issues facing teens whose parents are separated or divorced are addressed including:

  • What
    • What’s Happening
    • Why It’s Happening
    • It’s Not Your Fault
  • Changes

    • What Might Change
    • What Won’t Change
    • Still Your Family
    • Getting On With Your Life
  • Emotions
    • How You Feel
    • Acting Out
    • Feeling Better
    • When To Get Help
  • Strategies
    • Rights and Responsibilities
    • Speak Up!
    • Caught in the Middle
    • Dealing With It
    • Abuse at Home
  • Law
    • Separation
    • Divorce
    • Decisions
    • Mediation
    • Court
    • Common-law Parents
    • Custody and Access
    • Key Words
  • Frequently Asked Questions

The site also includes links to various resources. Written for teens, this is a very thorough site packed full of good information and insights.

LINK TO RESOURCE: http://teens.familieschange.ca/

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