Children of divorcing parents are confronted with issues such as change and loss. They may wonder where they will live, where they will go to school, whether they will lose their friends, whether they will lose their mother or their father, whether the divorce is their fault, whether mommy and daddy still love each other, and whether mommy and daddy still love them. They will likely experience feelings of nervousness, worry, self-doubt, and insecurity.
All children are different, and thus, they react differently. The child of a divorcing couple may act out by becoming more mischievous and defiant, or he may become more clingy and in need of attention. The child might be openly sad or angry, or more isolated, quiet, and withdrawn.
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