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How long before you actually get a divorce...

should you tell your children about it? We will be getting a divorce within the next three or four months or so...when should we tell the kids?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:40 PM on Aug. 16, 2010 in Relationships

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  • Whenever the two of you are ready to tell them I guess. Sorry you are going through this:(
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 2:42 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Did he move out? How old are the kids? I would probably just explain to them how both you and daddy love them very much, but you and daddy can't live together anymore.....
    JGRIMMER

    Answer by JGRIMMER at 2:42 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • i think the sooner that the two of you can explain things to the children the better just so they know what is going on and stuff. Kids have a great sixth sense when things just aren't right. Its better to fill them in than leave them guessing.
    Walker101

    Answer by Walker101 at 2:42 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Now. Sit them downa nd talk to them about what is going on. Make sure they don't feel like it is their fault.
    Memigen

    Answer by Memigen at 2:44 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • do you know anyone with kids who have divorced? I would ask them what they did and the results and if they regret it or not.
    Mom2Mikayla07

    Answer by Mom2Mikayla07 at 2:55 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • i guess when you both feel is the right time then you tell the kids when your ready
    Ricanmami1

    Answer by Ricanmami1 at 4:16 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • the kids can tell things are not right. tell them . children are very good at picking up on those things.
    maya123

    Answer by maya123 at 4:21 AM on Nov. 6, 2010

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