If you have children and are going through a divorce you might be struggling with how to handle everything. Divorces can be nasty, especially when things are tense between you and your spouse. However, you also have to consider the feelings of your children and try to proceed in a way that is good for them. If you’re unsure how to proceed, here are some tips on having a civil divorce that won’t leave your children more upset than they already are.
No Bad Mouthing
Custody battles are tough, but one thing to remember during the process is that your children are listening. It’s best not to bad mouth your spouse around them or attempt to influence the way they see their other parent. Not only can this hurt your kids, but it can cause extra and unnecessary tension during the divorce process. It’s better to keep unpleasant thoughts to yourself, or only speak them to close friends or family away from your kids.
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