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March 4, 2020

It’s All About The Kids


Unless you are completely devoid of emotion the prospect of divorce will always be a daunting concept. Where am I going to live? Will there be enough money? Whose side will our friends take? And most important and worrying of all…what about the kids?

For many, the emotional toll of divorce is compounded by the practical concerns it raises. Questions about housing, finances, and social support loom large, casting a shadow over an already difficult time. And yet, perhaps the most heart-wrenching consideration for parents facing divorce is the well-being of their children.

Studies have shown that children often bear the brunt of the upheaval caused by divorce. Their world is turned upside down as they grapple with new living arrangements, shifting family dynamics, and the uncertainty of the future. As parents, it’s natural to worry about the impact of these changes on our children’s happiness and stability.

Navigating the complexities of co-parenting post-divorce can feel like walking a tightrope, balancing the needs of our children with our own desires and limitations. It requires open communication, flexibility, and above all, a commitment to putting the well-being of our children first.

Fortunately, there are resources available to help families navigate this challenging transition. From counseling services to co-parenting classes, there are tools and support networks in place to guide parents through the process and ensure the best possible outcome for their children.

While divorce may always be a daunting concept, it doesn’t have to be an insurmountable obstacle. With the right support and mindset, families can emerge from this difficult chapter stronger, more resilient, and with their children’s best interests at heart.