Wise Words

“Some people know they’re emotionally stuck and that they’re not moving on from the intense emotions of the divorce. Yet, they don’t want to face their problems; they don’t want to deal with the emotions. They know that facing their feelings is going to feel really bad. Many people don’t want to face those bad …

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On Loyalty and Responsibility in a Blended Family

What It’s Like Becoming A Stepmom To 4 Kids At Age 28 Excerpt from Huffington Post Divorce What are some of the biggest challenges of blended family life?  I think we, like most blended families, have faced loyalty issues with the children. I think children always feel the burden and responsibility to protect their biological …

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There’s rarely a hero and villain

Anonymous: my parents divorced and fought over my sister when i was younger. i just want to point out that, even if we did have all the facts (which we don’t, we have NO facts), custody fights are messy and there’s rarely a hero and villain. it’s usually just parents who love their kid but …

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i just casually said that my parents are divorced

Anonymous: How did you bring it up to your friends your parents got divorced? Mine did two months ago. I haven’t told anyone yet and I’m scared to. I don’t even know if I want to. teenofdivorce: you don’t need to come out with it like it’s a big secret. the worst way to tell …

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I just want to be with both of them

Anonymous: I’m starting high school and my parents just announced that they are getting a divorce. You see they have been fighting since I could remember. (I’m an only child) They have been talking about a divorce since I was 5 and my mom forced my dad to move out for a year. ( he …

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It’s not your fault

Anonymous: Im 14m and I found out my parents were getting a divorce in July. My mom and my sisters and I packed up and left in less than 3 weeks. My dad made it seem like he didn’t care at all when he seen me crying packing my stuff. I hate this. Now they …

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