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3 ways to help prepare your children for your divorce
Divorce can be difficult for the two people going through it, but they often are not the only ones impacted. Divorce can have a big impact on your children, as well.
While it may seem overwhelming, there are things you can do to help ease the situation. If you are looking for ways to help ease the transition for your children here are some things to keep in mind.
1. Be open and honest
When you are going through a divorce, it is important to be open and honest with your children. The more that you try to hide things from them, the more confused and hurt they may feel. By being open and encouraging questions you can help them to feel more comfortable.
2. Explain the new situation
Along with being open, you also need to take the time to explain the situation to them. By helping them to understand what is going on and answering all of their questions you can take some of the mystery out of the situation, and help reduce any fear they may be feeling about the changes ahead.
3. Discuss their feelings with them
In addition to openly discussing changes with them, you also need to make sure that you are addressing their feelings, as well. This can make it easier for them to cope and adjust overall.
Divorce can be difficult, but that does not mean you have to go through it alone. Contact Travers & Travers Family Law today by checking out our website or calling 281-492-2166 to see how we can help you.