Voice of a Child from a Broken Home

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A couples decision to separate or divorce can have an impact on the children. This is a true experience of a young child from a broken home. ...

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This might also lead to parentification, and deprives children of a the usual milestones required for a healthy development, both physically as well as emotionally. Couples might separate for various reasons, and while it is never advisable to stay together in an unhappy relationship just for the sake of one\'s children, parents should make conscious efforts to communicate to their children (especially young ones) the reasons for their separation and ensure ways to co-parent them in a healthy and sensitive manner. Otherwise, children are left to figure out things themselves which, as evident in the article, can lead to self-blame and other negative impacts on their well-being.