Tips for Coping with Divorce

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        Tips for Coping with Divorce


        Spend quiet time with your child just snuggling and letting him know how much you love him.


        Assure your child that a divorce is a grown-up issue and he did nothing to cause the divorce.


        Look at a calendar together as you talk about where your child will be on each day.


        Take time to talk and listen to your child's questions and concerns.


        Ask, "How are you feeling?" If she can't tell you, give her some crayons and paper and ask, "Can you draw a picture that shows how you feel?"


        Spend time just having fun. Take turns tossing a ball into a bucket or making a fort with blocks. Remind your child that, no matter what, she can still do things she likes.