Divorce represents a monumental shift in every child's life, and helping them through this transition will be an ongoing process. Though no child will emerge on the other side of divorce unscathed by this experience, you want to do everything possible to ensure they aren't debilitated by it. That they later look back upon what came after as comparable to what they had before. This begins with the way you help them through the divorce.
Chapter 4 explores how children typically react to their parents’ divorce, so that you have an idea about what you can expect from your own kids.
Chapter 5 discusses the ins and outs of how to talk with children about divorce, everything from how you should explain the situation to guidelines about how to answer common questions that children may ask.
Chapter 6 talks about different things parents commonly say or do during a divorce that causes further injury to their kids, so that you can avoid these common mistakes.
Chapter 7 highlights the problem of parental alienation, one of the dirtiest deeds that parents can engage in during a divorce. It discusses about parents who intentionally brainwash their children to try and align them against the other parent or destroy the parent-child relationship, and talks about what you can do if you're on the receiving end of this sinister act.
Finally, chapter 8 explores various methods of helping children cope with the divorce. It will walk you through tips on making the transition easier on kids and give instructions for specific coping activities you can have the kids participate in to better deal with the changes that are taking place.