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The Truth About Divorce

Divorce can be an emotional train wreck for both parents, but often the family members who hurt most have the least control -- the children. What's the best way to help children adjust to divorce? The complexity of your discussion with your children should vary with the child’s age, even if the basic information is the same for all children. Test your knowledge by taking this quiz.

1. Parents should tell children as little as possible about the divorce, since it's very upsetting to children.
2. Children can't understand what is going on during a divorce.
3. Parents should let their children voice their concerns about the divorce.
4. Children may think the divorce is their fault.
5. During and after the divorce, don't expose your kids to arguments between the two of you.
6. It's fine to change children's routines because of the divorce.