Helping Children Adjust to Divorce

Divorce | Divorce Advice for Children

Children of Divorce

Divorce is one of the most stressful things adults and children experience. The severity of the effects of divorce on children depends on many issues. These include:

. Emotional attitudes of parents
. Financial situation
. Age of children

Emotional Attitudes of Parents

These are just a few of the issues to consider that affect children of divorce. The most significant issue is the emotional attitudes of parents. Some divorcing parents manage to maintain civility and mature attitudes throughout the divorce process. This is always the best environment for children of divorcing parents. When hostility between parents is obvious, even non-verbal hostility is observed by children. This often creates hurtful, fearful feelings for younger children.

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