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Kids of Divorce

22 Things I've Learned About Myself Since My Husband LefT

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 08.24.2016 | Divorce
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I can't change these circumstances, so it's what I do in the midst of the situation that determines how high I rise.

If You Grew Up With Divorced Parents, These Stories Will Resonate

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Divorce

No matter what age you are when your parents divorce, it hurts -- plain and simple. Below, we gathered nine stories that speak to the experience of b...

My Parents' Divorce Made Me A Feminist

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.15.2016 | Divorce

"When My Parents Split Up" is a HuffPost series that explores what it's like to have your parents divorce at all ages, from infancy to adulthood. Want...

6-Year-Old Girl Sweetly Persuades Her Mom To Be Friends With Her Dad

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.21.2015 | Divorce

This is Tiana. She's only 6 years old but as far as we're concerned, this little lady is a shoo-in for the Nobel Peace Prize one day. Posted ...

8 Things Kids Of Divorce Want Parents To Know

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.02.2015 | Divorce

Parents going through divorce are constantly on the lookout for expert advice on how to raise healthy, resilient kids. But hey, the kids themselves...

A Child Of Divorce Speaks: How To Break Up For The Kids

ReeRee Rockette | Posted 05.07.2015 | Divorce
ReeRee Rockette

I had no say in how my parents broke our family down; no chance to say it was too loud, too messy and too sore.

How Long Will It Hurt? Divorce Recovery, the Road Back to Happiness

John McElhenney | Posted 12.08.2014 | Divorce
John McElhenney

I've had two relationships that lasted 3 months and 4 months respectively. And while neither ended up being the "next" relationship for me, they both taught me valuable lessons.

33 Things Only Kids With Divorced Parents Will Understand | Posted 08.28.2014 | Divorce

I was only three years old when my parents got divorced. I can’t remember anything from the time they were married, except for one screaming fight w...

7 Pieces Of Advice All Co-Parents Need To Hear

Posted 02.25.2014 | Divorce

For many of us, a post-divorce relationship with our ex is never going to be completely drama-free. But while we might wrangle with our former spo...

This Is Either The Saddest Or Funniest X-Mas Card We've Ever Seen

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Now that the holidays are behind us, we must make a confession: we get a little sick of receiving Christmas cards bearing perfect family photos and br...

Survey Says Divorce Is Affecting Kids More Than You Think

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

According to a new survey, parents are in the dark about the negative impact divorce is having on their kids. U.K. parenting website s...

7 Ways To Boost Your Daughter's Self-Esteem After Divorce

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Written by Terry Gaspard for I’ve written extensively about daughters of divorce, the father–daughter bond, mothers and daught...

New Study Reveals The Scary Health Problem That Kids Of Divorce May Face

Posted 07.11.2013 | Divorce

Children of divorce may be more susceptible to some health problems later in life, according to a new study. Researchers at the University College...

A Bedtime Story For Children of Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 08.11.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Regardless of how or why things ended, and what your relationship is with your ex now, one thing is certain. You have a "Once upon a time story" that will always mean something, whether you want it to or not.

WATCH: What Kids Really Think About Divorce

Posted 04.04.2013 | Divorce

When you're a parent going through divorce, your chief concern often lies with how your children's lives will be altered by the split. In the new ...

How Grandparents Can Help Grandkids Survive Divorce

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 03.29.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM In the weeks after his parents filed for divorce, one 3-year-old boy bombarded his paternal grandparents with invitat...

30 Ways Kids May Benefit From Divorce, According To Readers

Posted 01.16.2013 | Divorce

The last thing any parent wants to do is put his or her child through divorce. Though it's impossible to deny the many hardships children of divor...

What Divorcing Parents Need To Know Before Going To Court

Jacqueline Harounian, Esq. | Posted 01.22.2013 | Divorce
Jacqueline Harounian, Esq.

As a family law attorney in New York, one of the questions I am asked on a near daily basis is "At what age can a child choose which parent he or she wants to live with?"

Why The Holidays Are Especially Hard For Kids Of Divorce

Tracy E. Clifford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Tracy E. Clifford

Every year I have to make a decision. Should I spend Christmas morning at dad's and Christmas afternoon at mom's?

Celeb Kids Who Got Caught In The Crossfire

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.01.2012 | Divorce

During divorce, even the best parents can get so caught up in their own anxieties, insecurities and hurt feelings that they may forget that the messy ...

Why The Holidays Are Especially Hard For Kids Of Divorce

Tracy Clifford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Tracy Clifford

Every year I have to make a decision. Should I spend Christmas morning at dad's and Christmas afternoon at mom's?

Why Kids Of Divorce May Be Better At Picking A Spouse

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 12.30.2012 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Even though children of divorce learn the hard way that marriage isn't a sure thing, they might also learn to take their time to pick a partner and acquire a healthy respect for commitment.

'I Promised Myself I'd Be A Better Man Than My Father'

Zane J. Vanderberg | Posted 10.01.2012 | Teen
Zane J. Vanderberg

I remember the last few years he lived here. He was depressed, drinking and always texting in the bathroom. I overheard his whispered phone conversations with his mistresses after Mom went to bed.

How Will Their Reconciliation Affect The Kids?

Posted 06.22.2012 | Divorce

Despite announcing their split late last year, NBA star Kobe Bryant and his estranged wife, Vanessa, may not be going through with their divorce after...

5 Ways Your Kids Are Stressing Out About Your Split

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 07.31.2012 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

If you are divorced or in the process of a divorce, you're probably wondering what the kids are thinking.