Questions Children May Ask About Divorce
Children are experts at asking all the difficult questions pertaining to life, often ones that parents are most unsure about themselves or most reluctant to answer. The subject of divorce is no different. Parents should expect to field some difficult questions and even hear some hurtful comments. Here are some of the more prominent ones, along with guidelines about how you should respond to them.
Child Questions About Divorce:
- When children ask: “Why can't you just say you're sorry & make up?”
- When children ask: “Why don't you love Mommy/Daddy anymore?”
Difficult Accusations or statements kids may make:
- When children blame one parent for the divorce
- When children say: If you loved me, you wouldn't get divorced!