Most parents know that divorce can have a deep and lasting negative impact on minor children. The more contentious and difficult the divorce, the more likely it is to cause serious consequences for your kids. Witnessing parents fighting, feeling compelled to choose a side and losing time with either parent can all cause emotional and social problems for children.
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No teen wants to go through a divorce. It is a pivotal time in life, so teens want their situations to stay stable. Deciding to get a divorce at this time could throw into question everything your teen knows or believes. Since teens are just starting to explore relationships, having teenagers go through theirs parents' divorces can color how they view relationships in the future.
One parenting trend for divorced couples with minor children is called "bird-nesting." The name is a reference to the male and female birds of some species that collaborate to create nests and tend to their young.
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Divorce can be especially hard on children. In many cases, they may think that it is their fault that their parents are splitting up. Also, the constant shuffle back and forth between one parent's home and another can be extremely stressful. While coming to the decision to divorce is never easy, you may view the task of talking to your kids about shared custody to be even more difficult.