Psychology Today, October 22, 2015
“Mommy, why is Daddy going away?”
“Daddy, why do you hate Mommy?”
“Do you guys still love me?”
“Is it my fault?”
If you are a parent—and you are navigating the difficult waters of divorce—these kinds of questions can feel like a knife in the gut.
It can be tricky to know how to respond. What should you say? How much information is “too much” for a child to handle? What’s best for your child?