Divorce can bring out the worst in people. It can cause an exceptional parent to lose focus on what is best for his/her children, which in turn can cause the children to feel mistreated.
It seems some parents can’t divorce their bad feelings for an ex-spouse from their feelings for their children. When those negative feelings bleed over into the relationship with children, the result is a fractured child/parent relationship.
A parent can turn their child’s anger over the divorce into acceptance if they are there to help their child cope with thestress of divorce. It’s important that divorced parents put away their own anger and hurt feelings in order to heal the relationship with their child.
A parent needs to set standards for themselves that will help meet their child’s needs. These standards, along with the help of a therapist can be very helpful when attempting to heal…
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