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ADULT CHILDREN OF DIVORCE
My Parents Split Up When I Was An Adult. It Didn't Hurt Any Less
It doesn't matter how old you are -- it's never easy.
8 Things Kids Of Divorce Want Parents To Know
But hey, the kids themselves just might have the best answers. Below, eight writers share what it was like growing up with
Dear Eight-Year-Old Self: A Child of Divorce
Writer, Marriage and Family Therapist
Try not to be angry with mom and dad for this mess they made. They can't fathom the pain you're in, because all they can see is their own.
Adult Children With Recently Divorced Parents: 10 Ways to Navigate the Holidays
Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D
The holidays are still somewhat stressful and anxiety provoking for my brothers and me because of figuring out what holiday will be spent with whom and how not to hurt our parents' feelings. This year, I decided to do something different.
The Next 100 Coffee Filters: Don't Be Hasty About Your Divorce
Writer and Author on Single Parenting and Health
I made my case to our therapist and my then-wife, "We've lived as roommates for a while now, we can do another two months so our kids can reach the summer before we throw their entire world into this."
Getting Divorced? What Can You Do For Your Children?
I am an author, mentor and speaker who helps others to raise t...
Divorce and what leads up to it are not tidy and polite affairs. The children who bear witness to the demise of their parents' marriage inevitably get wounded -- some very deeply and invisibly at first.
Advance Planning Now Helps Sidestep Holiday Stress Later
Tara M. Fass
Licensed Psychotherapist in Los Angeles
Winter holidays are among the most important to celebrate and with them come the greatest potential for emotional meltdown. Everyone wants their fair share of this hallowed time with the kids and others who are important.
Adults Who Were Children of Divorce: Meeting With Your Parents Today
M. Gary Neuman
Psychotherapist, rabbi and
New York Times
As adults who were children of divorce know, healing does not occur through time alone.
Adult Children Of Divorce
Author, '30 Something and Over It'
He assumed it wouldn't make a difference now that I'm an adult.
Just How Private Should Divorce Be?
Co-author of "The New I Do," journalist, mom
We marry in a great public display of love and commitment. Divorce, however, is a totally private and personal event. But, is it really?
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
I'm Forty Years Old And My Parents Are Divorcing!
Mom and Dad have forged strong careers, have financial success and are unwilling to remain in unhappy marriages that are unfulfilled. With a good number of years of healthy active life ahead of them, they are taking a long, hard look at the person with whom they will be spending it.
Breaking Up Is Weird to Do
I had no idea how funny divorces could be until I worked for a divorce attorney.
The Parent's Dilemma: Open the Couch, What About The Wallet?
Author, Your Child’s Divorce: What to Expect – What You Can Do
Most parents struggle with the ongoing issue of how much financial support to give to their children. The problem becomes that much more pressing when their son or daughter seeks help during his or her separation and/or divorce.
"Family Vacation" At the Beach With My Ex and Our Kids
Writer, Author, blogger Confessionsofaworrywart.com
The only thing that feels odd over the 9 days, is that it feels so normal to all be together. I wish more divorced families would vacation together.
Generation X Divorce: Parents 'Quest For Perfect Nests'
Every generation has its life-defining moments. If you want to find out what it was for a member of the Greatest Generation
The Kids Are Never Grown
Author, He's History, You're Not: Surviving Divorce After Fort...
In fact the only time divorce is not going to hurt your children is when they are dead. There's a myth that adult children
The Best Belated Valentine You Can Give Your Kid
Susan F. Schwartz, L.C.S.W.
The best Valentine you can give your kid? Make friends with your ex.
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