If your son or daughter has just gone through a divorce it is important to know what to say or do to help comfort them. It is essential to be a positive role model for your children and to avoid any negative comments or advice. Parents at times mention the "I told you so" line it is important to leave that out when attempting to comfort your child. This is a difficult time period for your child and they need consturctive and positive advice only.
Tips for comforting your child are to make sure your child knows that you are there for them always. This means letting them know they can call you at any hour to chat, also that they can come to your home if they simply do not want to be alone. Additionally, how can you lessen the load of work that your child has to do. Are there things are the house that you can help with? Pick up groceries, help babysit the kids, or help around the house. Those are just a few suggestions for lessening some of the stress your child may be feeling.
Furthemore, if you would like to research divorce support groups this may help. You can even attend them with your son or daughter so they feel more comfortable. It is always useful to be around and discuss issues with those who have gone through a divorce.
For further information regarding divorce and more please contact Yanez & Associates. Call 714-971-8000 for your free consultation!