Telling Your Children You’re Divorcing: 5 Things to Consider
When couples decide to end a relationship and it leads to the breakup of a family with children, the amount of information to process can be somewhat overwhelming. While the separation may be what’s best for everyone involved, how the information is shared with children will be a memory they hold forever. How this family change is shared can impact the trajectory of the entire transition for each child. This process should be handled with tender care and with an emphasis on how you, the parents, will provide physical, mental, and emotional safety for each child. Here’s a simple list to guide you through a very challenging decision making process which can help you share this news with your children in the most honest and gentle way possible.