As we begin our blogging journey we hope to create a source of information which is helpful to those who read it and in some way can provide a source of healing, inspiration, hope and learning. To change our attitude we will need to change our self-talk to a more positive, less pessimistic, less rigid, thinking pattern in order to cope more effectively with current and future challenges we will face.
Divorce affect a high percentage of families and the most important thing that a parent can do, once divorce occurs, is to recognize that the process affects the whole family in various, individualized ways. To help children cope wth divorce studies show that a solid support system ensures better adjustment. Children do best when both parents are involved, even if separated. Parent’s ongoing commitment is essential to the rehabilitation and stability of the child. If distress signals persist then psychotherapy for the child and the family can be very helpful.