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What can I do to help?

Just found out my neighbors, who are also the parents of my 9 yo dd's best friend, separated this weekend. For those of you who have divorced parents - is there anything your friends parents could have done to help? Is there anything they shouldn't have done but did anyway? I divorced my ex, but my kids were so young it just wasn't an issue.


Asked by missanc at 7:59 PM on Mar. 13, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • You may find some good suggestions right here:

    Answer by AlisonAstair at 7:04 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • The only thing you can do is stay out of it and show no judgement. Wait until he/she comes to you. Def a sad place to be :( GL

    Answer by Steph319 at 8:07 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • And one could have helped my parents. The issue was with them and family nor friends could have any power/influence

    Answer by Steph319 at 8:08 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • Oh - I don't want to help the parents! I'm wondering what I could do to help her with her parents divorcing - have her over more often, come up with fun things for the girls to do, etc.?

    Comment by missanc (original poster) at 8:18 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • Therapy

    Answer by annie610 at 9:38 PM on Mar. 13, 2011