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How can kids be affected by divorce? Kids ages are 4 years old...Boy...And one year and 3 months girl...

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: It depends

Divorce is never good, but a well done one can be better for a child than a bad marriage.
Being respectful and gentle in acts ; words with each family member can help. Change can be more or less hard. How it's handled is important. If they are okay now ; it's done carefully, it can be alright. Expect some signs of distress - you'll all hurt awhile - be patient , honest ; open, but discreet. Best!

In brief: It depends

Divorce is never good, but a well done one can be better for a child than a bad marriage.
Being respectful and gentle in acts ; words with each family member can help. Change can be more or less hard. How it's handled is important. If they are okay now ; it's done carefully, it can be alright. Expect some signs of distress - you'll all hurt awhile - be patient , honest ; open, but discreet. Best!
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Dr. Lynne Weixel
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In brief: Get help

You have asked three very important questions about your marriage, abuse, violence, sexuality, and children.
I recommend you consult with your children's pediatrician immediately and make sure your children are safe. Then get a recommendation for a counselor, to help you through with this very difficult situation. While children tend to be very resilient, they do need to be protected at this age.

In brief: Get help

You have asked three very important questions about your marriage, abuse, violence, sexuality, and children.
I recommend you consult with your children's pediatrician immediately and make sure your children are safe. Then get a recommendation for a counselor, to help you through with this very difficult situation. While children tend to be very resilient, they do need to be protected at this age.
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