Parenting After Divorce - A Complete Guide
the family that can help normalize the divorce for the child can help in
overcoming any sadness or depression the child may be experiencing.
Once children accept the fact that the divorce is happening or has happened,
and see that Mom and Dad are still Mom and Dad, still active in their lives
and in their loving, supporting families most children will adjust to the
divorce situation. Most children will take about a year to reach acceptance
with Mom and Dad are co-parenting and communicating. The more conflict,
negativity or neglect children experience from one or both parents the longer
it will take them to accept the divorce and be able to look forward to their
relationship with both parents.