How To Tell The Kids The Marriage Is Over

August 1, 2012 12:00 AM
How To Tell The Kids The Marriage Is Over
" BOSTON (CBS) – Telling the kids that your marriage is over is very difficult! I have a bias here. Children are the innocent bystanders during a divorce. As the adults you need to take the lead and help them through this disruptive time. There is no right or wrong, just fix it for the kids.

Recent studies contradict studies done in the 70s and 80s and have shown that kids do get beat up emotionally in a divorce and some never recover. It affects their future relationships and behavior.

So here is where a couple should be spending their time, energy, and money. Trying to do what is right by the kids. This does not mean that money is going to make up for the breakup of the family. But the kids should be the priority.

For most kids their standard of living changes, and not for the better. According to the Census Bureau there are over 74 million kids under 18 in the U.S. and of that number over 27 million are living in single parent households. Over 23 million live with their mom and over 3 million live with their dad "

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