Divorces are never easy for the separating parties, but they can be especially difficult for any children involved. Sometimes, these children feel caught in the middle of a toxic relationship between their two divorced parents. Therefore, it's important to consider your child's overall wellbeing when determining your parenting plans. More specifically, establishing a co-parenting plan with your ex and relying on respectful communication can help your child feel loved and secure.
Divorce affects every child differently. However, children with divorced parents oftentimes experience negative effects of the divorce. These negative effects may be manifested in poor social-emotional development or academic performance. Luckily, there are some positive effects of divorce on children. Read on to learn more.
Many people with divorced parents remember their parents’ divorce as a painful experience. History has shown that families often suffer numerous psychological changes associated with the divorce process. These changes include getting used to spending time at two different households instead of in the family home. These charges are hard for everyone. The good news is that it is possible for children to have a good relationship with both parents even when the parents are divorced.
Parental alienation syndrome (PAS) is a psychological condition often seen in children that have been traumatized by high conflict divorce. One of the main signs seen in children that are experiencing PAS is an unfounded hatred toward a parent for no logical reason. This article is an overview on how to identify and deal with [...]