Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Shining the Light on Children of Divorce

By Nigel Lawson
After deciding on divorce, it becomes even more complicated when you have to tell your children.  It’s no secret that divorce can adversely affect a child's emotional and social development.  Confusion, uncertainty, anger, and hopelessness are common feelings children experience under the stress of divorce.  This can lead to aggressive behavior, distrust, withdrawal, and even depression.   As parents, there are some important things you can do to ease your children’s pain and help them through this difficult transition.