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How to Tell the Children You’re Getting Divorced

Telling the children that that Mom and Dad are getting divorced is tough to do. Sometimes anger, fear, or selfishness can cause a parent to make a bad decision in the way they inform the children of the impending separation.  It’s important to put the needs of the children ahead of an individual parent’s need to tell his or her side to the children.  In most circumstances, it’s best if both parents can sit down together with their children and explain the impending separation in a calm and reassuring manner.  The below article from the Huffington Post provides good advice on how best to talk to children of different ages.

How to Tell the Children You’re Getting Divorced