Many caring parents I work with admit to feeling tremendous guilt about their divorce. It’s easy to understand why. Parents who are aware of the emotional toll a separation or divorce can take on their children feel torn about whether they made the right decision.
Divorce is never a black and white issue. Changing the form of a family unit doesn’t necessarily mean destroying the family or the love between parents and children. It all depends upon how you handle the challenges. Sometimes divorce is the wisest decision or the best direction to move in to provide stability and peace of mind to a family experiencing devastating emotional turmoil.
In this blog posting Rosalind Sedacca offers suggestions on coping with the guilt of divorce.