HELP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
If you do, are any of these things happening to you?
Inspired by Dr Amy JL Baker's workbook "I Don't Want to Choose"
and the work of Dr Mandy Matthewson.
Everyone knows that divorce is tough, especially on children. Your parents have made a really big decision not to live together anymore and you may not want this.
Sometimes when parents decide not to live together any more, children can get caught up in taking sides. Children can also feel pressured by one parent to take a side. When this happens children can feel like they have to think and feel the way that parent does, even if doing this doesn’t feel right.
Sometimes when parents feel so hurt by the other parent, they say hurtful things about them.
But it doesn’t mean these hurtful things are true.
Does this sound like you?
Here are things you can do:
If these things are happening to you, stop and think for yourself….
Do I feel like I have to choose between my parents?