A break up is difficult on its own, but when the thing that you least expect becomes “you’re expecting,” it makes the situation all the more complicated.
Children and Divorce
If you’re going through the divorce process, here are things you can try to make it easier on yourself and your children.
Thirteen insights and messages children of divorce want their parents to know and understand that parents often overlook or don’t want to hear.
As you go through the divorce process, continue to prioritize your children. Be honest with them and know that while the coming months will be hard, you can make it through. Trust yourself and demonstrate your love to them every day.
Explain your divorce to your child in the simplest way possible. They do not need the sordid details of why you are separating or who broke whose heart.
The trauma of divorce is greatly compounded when children are involved. For that reason, telling kids about your divorce is a very serious matter that should not be taken lightly.
After a divorce, you most likely don’t want to see your ex again, but if you have children, you may need to find ways to successfully co-parent. Co-parenting isn’t easy, but it’s often the best thing for your children.
They either come back, dirty, clean mixed in with the dirty or, missing. How I solved the kid’s clothes and divorce saga.
The best gifts you can give have nothing to do with price tags and are all about time and love.
I’m not sure why it happens, but I know many grown children of divorce who still feel this way—make each parent happy first, deal with your needs second. And, still, it’s never enough.