Adolescents and Divorce
Divorce is a common occurrence among American couples. In fact, the likelihood of new marriages ending in divorce in 1997 was 43 percent, and it continues to grow. Regardless of what is happening in your marriage, it is important that your child has the support he or she needs. This page provides resources for helping your child deal with a divorce.
PAMF Content for Parents
PAMF Content for Your Preteen
- Information for Preteens about Divorce
- Grief Support and Education Help Hotlines
- What a Kid Needs During Divorce
PAMF Content for Your Teen
- Divorce: This section of the Medline Plus Web site deals with divorce. It includes great resources for parents, teens and children. It also includes information on many issues surrounding a divorce, including financial issues, statistics, organizations and related issues.
- Divorce -- Helping Children Adjust: This American Academy of Pediatrics Web site provides recommendations for parents on helping their children through a divorce. It also includes links to articles on custody and child support arrangements and talking about fears and concerns.
- Their House -- My House: Raising Your Child in Two Different Homes: This government Web site for parents explains good strategies for transitioning from a single home to a multiple-house living situation for their child. It also includes additional links to other divorce data and articles.
- Good Parenting Through Your Divorce: How to Recognize, Encourage, and Respond to Your Child's Feelings and Help Them Get Through Your Divorce by Mary Ellen Hannibal
- Mom's House, Dad's House: Making Two Homes for Your Child. A Complete Guide for Parents who are Separated, Divorced, or Remarried by Isolina Ricci
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