For children who are being raised from a young age, one of the most difficult and altering aspects of their early childhood is whether or not their parents undergo a divorce, and at what age this event occurs. For parents looking to ensure that the divorce does not negatively impact the upbringing of their child, it is absolutely crucial to ensure open communication with them, and explain everything every step of the way to increase the chances of positive outcomes.
- Divorce is tough for everyone involved – but it’s clear that children are especially hard hit.
- However, that doesn’t mean that they have to suffer negative impacts throughout their lives.
- There are some conscious steps that you can take to help give such children the best possible chance at success.
“For divorcing parents, there is the added burden of worrying about how their children will adjust, in both the short- and long- term, to a new family structure.”