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Divorce and breakups create challenges for the whole family. Learn what you can do to meet these challenges by better understanding your own needs and those of your children at this difficult time.

Whatever the reason for the split—and whether or not you wanted it—the breakup of a long-term, committed relationship can turn your whole world upside down and trigger all sorts of painful and unsettling feelings. And when children are involved, the situation is even more challenging.

It can be difficult to give your kids the stability they need when you’re on an emotional rollercoaster of your own, but you can successfully navigate this unsettling time—and help your kids emerge from it feeling loved, confident, and strong.

 
 
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