Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 2014

Help children process the news of a divorce! Part #2

2017-07-10T15:33:11+00:00

Adolescents’ reaction to the news of divorce could be anywhere within the spectrum of intense anger, sadness, and depression to no reaction at all. Adolescents who express their feelings accuse their parents of “ruining their life”, “ being selfish” and “ inconsiderate”. They may also act up as being the “victims of their parents’ decision”. [...]

Help children process the news of a divorce! Part #2 2017-07-10T15:33:11+00:00

Help children process the news of a divorce! Part #I

2017-07-10T15:34:39+00:00

Children have different reactions to their parents’ separation, which is in accordance with their developmental stage. Pre-schoolers may cry, ignore the news, pretend they haven’t heard anything and ask for permission to go play, or show no emotion at all. But, no matter what their initial reaction to the big new is, it does not [...]

Help children process the news of a divorce! Part #I 2017-07-10T15:34:39+00:00