Prioritizing Children’s Interest First During a Divorce
There are relationships that do not last for a long time. Maybe this is just part of human nature to be able to grow further from one another or this might be brought by the circumstances of life that do not make it possible for them to continue with the relationship.
If you have children, they may not totally comprehend why this is happening at a young age and you do not want them to worry about this sad event for they are still young to handle this trauma. And indeed, the life of your kids will now change a lot different form their usual life brought by the divorce. Obviously, you will be curious as to how and what could this mean towards your children after you will decide for the divorce.
First is to try to be civil with each other and not to feel any anger. Make sure that you do not fight in front of the children and make sure that they do not see you angry with each other. If you are really in the point of bursting out your anger, do not do it in front of your kids.
The children are still young to know any better and they will assume that you are both fighting if you do it in front of them. This may probably cause them to panic and this may be a harsh experience for them emotionally to see that their parents are fighting in front of them. For this to be avoided you need to keep a routine where your kids will not interpret your fighting as something to be traumatic and an emotional abuse and you can explain it to them right in an instant.
Lastly, you need to let the school be informed about the current situation. It is very important to notify the school to avoid anything that might affect the education of the children. Sometimes, it cannot be avoided that the classmates of your child may tease your child regarding the divorce. You need to let the school know more about your current situation and let them learn more how your child is reacting to the situation. As the second parent of the children, the teacher will know how to handle your child and they can be of great help especially that kids who have divorced parent may be left out in class and they can handle this situation where the children will still have a chance to open up and to participate in the class.