It’s no secret that one of the biggest challenges a parent faces after divorce is communicating with your children. All parents struggle with communication issues as their children grow, but children who have had their lives dramatically altered by separation or divorce need even more attention and diligent observation by their parents.
Children tend not to tell you when they are angry, resentful, confused, hurt or depressed. Instead, they reflect their problems through their behavior — acting out or perhaps turning inward in ways that you have not experienced prior to the divorce.
Here are some tips on ways to encourage positive and productive communication between you and your children. Many of these are obvious or innate behaviors. Some can easily be forgotten amid the challenges you are juggling in your own life on a daily basis.
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Rosalind, Sedacca, “Boosting Parent/Child Communication After Your Divorce.” Weblog entry. The Huffington Post. December 5, 2012. Accessed June 21, 2013, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rosalind-sedacca/boosting-parentchild-comm_b_2194599.html.
Article Writen by: Divorce Without War June 21st, 2013