Tag Archives: Adult Children and Divorce

Dating in Midlife: When Your Adult Children Refuse to Meet Your New Love

Nothing is more exhilarating than falling in love. It is especially sweet when love comes to you after the devastating pain of divorce or death. At one time, you may have thought -I am so done with all this love stuff- too much pain! Now you find yourself sleepless, flushed, and unable to think of […]

Divorce in Midlife: What your Adult Children Won’t Tell You (but really want you to know).

Some couples delay the dissolution of their marriage for the sake of their children. They reason that if the kids are older and out on their own, then the impact of the divorce will be diminished. The intensity and severity of loss the children feel regarding their parents’ divorce is dependent on many variables beyond […]

One Adult Child’s Story of her Parent’s Divorce

Note: If your parents are divorced and you would like to share your insight into what that experience was like from your point of view, please post your story. The child’s perspective is often very different than that of the adults involved. By telling your story, you can help other divorcing parents avoid mistakes. As […]