When couples divorce, they spend a lot of time discussing how they might separate the marital property, how they will divide parenting time with the children, and who will have what legal rights and responsibilities to the children. Many couples, however, are at a loss as to how to tell their children about the divorce.
Embracing an age appropriate strategy minimizes confusion. While adults see a divorce as something with many moving parts, children crave concrete, child specific information. Below are age appropriate disclosures at any age.