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Divorcing Children

Children's Experience of Their Parents' Divorce


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Drawing on a three-year multidisciplinary study of the children of divorced parents, the authors, leading academics in their fields, present a much-needed guide to working with children who are experiencing parental separation. Providing an in-depth picture of the effect of divorce on children both during and after the proceedings, the topics discussed include: how parents break the news of divorce to children and how this makes them feel; where children get their ideas about divorce from; how parent-child relationships change after separation; ways in which children adapt and cope with divorc.