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Divorce / Separation

     
 
Sometimes parents may be having a hard time together and may be fighting a lot.
 
     
Some parents may disagree and argue from time to time. They may disagree about a number of things, bigthings or even little things. Sometimes parents may be having a hard time together and may be fighting a lot. This doesn’t always mean that they will break up, but if they do decide to separate, it can be because they feel it is for the best.

     
 
You may have feelings too about it all and that is understandable.
 
     
Sometimes parents can be a lot happier and even better parents when they aren’t living together. When parents separate, it’s about their relationship, between the two of them. You may have feelings too about it all and that is understandable. We believe that you have the right to share those feelings with your parents and for your thoughts to be taken into consideration. It is important to remember that this is not your fault and it doesn’t mean that your mother or father don’t love you.

     
 
But you have a right to talk about how things are making you feel and to have you worries listened to.
 
     
You may also be worried or sad for both of your parents or your siblings. You may feel that if you speak up you will upset them more. But you have a right to talk about how things are making you feel and to have you worries listened to.

You may feel sad, frustrated, upset or angry at your parents if separation or divorce happens. This is understandable and you have the right to talk about your thoughts and feelings. It might help to talk it through with your parents or your siblings or with a friend that you trust.