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Things parents should pay attention to during divorce

Divorce can be an emotional vortex that sucks the happiness out of you. Additionally, the void of love and joy can affect children. As such, parents who are embroiled in custody and parenting time disputes must recognize that many of the things they do to justify their positions could negatively affect their kids. .

With that said, divorcing parents should be wary of the following.  

Fighting in front of the child can make you wrong even if you’re right – Angry confrontations set a bad example for a child on how to handle problems. Yes, you may be 100 percent right in your position, but when you become angry and confrontational, the kids may think this is the right way to solve problems.

Freezing the other parent out does not help the kids – You may be rightfully angry at the other parent for putting work, or a new love interest, before the kids, but freezing the other parent out does not help. After all, kids have a strange yet uncanny knack for blaming themselves for a parent’s absence. So fostering that insecurity by freezing out the other parent may not be helpful.

Celebrate when the child has fun – Simply put, when your child has fun, you should be happy; even when it is with the other parent. After all, a child wants you to be happy about their happiness, and they may feel conflicted if you are angry after they have fun.

If you have additional questions about how children can be cared for during divorce, an experienced family law attorney can help. 

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