Helping children with the stress of a marriage breakdown

Divorce can be a difficult and stressful time for children. Their world has been turned upside down. They’re scared, anxious and confused. They will have many different emotions throughout the divorce. They’ll need answer to questions they may not feel comfortable asking, but above all they’ll need your love, understanding and support.

In the infographic below we take a look ways to help lower your children’s stress and anxieties. We take a look at different age groups, as each will have its own requirements to help ease your children’s pain. Plain, open and frank talking is probably the best approach to children of all ages. They will need succinct answers and ways to help your divorce less stressful and unsettling.

Love, understanding and patience are just some of the skills you’ll need to adopt. Their well-being is paramount and as difficult as it may be to talk; trying to put your partner down and blame them isn’t a good approach. Your children have two parents at now and they will have in the future.

Read on to find out more information on Talking To Your Children About Divorce. You’ll find plenty of tips that can help your children come to terms with your divorce.

by Browell Smith & Co