How To Tell Your Kids You’re Getting Divorce

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Separation and divorce can be a very distressing and upsetting time for a child, no matter how old they are, and when choosing the fast-track, cheaper route of a DIY divorce from how2divorce it is important for you to ease your child gently into the idea of their new family situation.  Your child may fear losing one of their parents that they will be abandoned or simply be scared of their uncertain future.  Although there is no easy way to break the news, there are ways of telling your child that you and your partner are splitting up that will reduce their worries and fears.

1.  Tell Them Together

Unless it is impossible it is essential that you and your ex tell your kids together.  Put your differences aside for the good of the children and show one last united front to tell them the news.  Seeing both parents there…

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