What to Tell the Kids

One of the biggest concerns for parents who have decided to separate is how to let their children know about the change to their family structure. There is no single right answer regarding the best way to tell the kids, but the approach you take should take into consideration their age(s) and personal characteristics. Above all else, the key thing is to support the children emotionally throughout the transition.

For insight into this topic from social worker Gary Direnfeld, including specific considerations for children in various age groups, click here.

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