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Effects of Divorce in Children

The effects of divorce can be long-lasting, for children and adults. Learn to recognize how the changes are affecting your kids and what you can do to help them cope.

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Before you file for divorce, make sure you weigh all of the ways this change is going to affect your kids.

Can I Divorce Without Hurting My Kids?
Despite their resilience, divorce does leave a lasting impact on kids. Find out what to expect and what you can do to make the transition easier for them.

Child Visitation - Angry Child and Visitation Refusal
Child visitation is supposed to be a time that both the parent and child look forward to, but many children are reluctant and may even refuse to participate in visitation. Find out how to handle this situation with these real-life child visitation stories.

Effects of Divorce in Infants and Toddlers
Even very young children can be affected by their parents' divorce. Learn to recognize signs of stress in your baby or toddler that could be related to your divorce, and what you can do to provide comfort and stability.

Effects of Divorce in Preschoolers
Even young children can be affected by their parents' divorce. Learn to recognize signs of divorce-related stress in your preschooler and what you can do to provide additional comfort and stability.

Effects of Divorce in School-Age Children
Divorce is particularly hard on school-age children. Learn to recognize the effects of divorce in your school-age child and what you can do to provide additional comfort and stability.

Effects of Divorce in Tweens and Teens
Tweens and teens may make a good effort to appear unfazed, but divorce still has a big impact on them. Learn to recognize the effects of divorce in your tweens or teens, as well as what you can do to help them through this time of transition.

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