As a newly-divorced person, making even the simplest decisions can be all of a sudden seem confusing or daunting. You’ve been used to having another person’s influence and input and someone else’s feelings to consider. Possibly that someone swayed your thinking at times.
Most children talk very little about their parents’ divorce and their feelings about it even though they experience deep grief. Parents who would like their children to open up and talk about their feelings about the divorce can do the following things:
Going through a divorce is not easy on anyone, especially the kids. As parents, we want to help our children experience as little or no anxiety about the situation. After all it’s not their fault. www.firstwivesworld.com published a very helpful article with some great tips for parents to use when their children experience different emotions through the divorce.