My Children Think Our Divorce is Their Fault

Finding a way to talk to your children about divorce so that they do not internalize feelings of guilt is an extremely common issue that divorcing couples grapple with.  The last thing you want your children to feel is that your divorce is somehow their fault.  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN offers divorce mediation and parenting support services that can help you navigate this difficult process so that your family can come through the divorce as healthy and intact as possible.  Our team understands the complexities of divorce and the various ways it can negatively impact the children from the marriage. We offer support and guidance with the goal of minimizing conflict, stress, and expense during and after the divorce.

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Parenting Mediation Apple Valley, MN

Divorce puts a strain on the entire family.  The couple that has decided to split up must navigate and find common ground on issues such as division of property and assets, child support, child/spousal support ,and a parenting plan that works well for all involved. The children from the marriage struggle with the emotions related to all of the changes in their lives such as a new schedule and the feelings of loss of their intact family.  Some of the most complex and difficult issues are focused on developing a new parenting structure that works for both the divorcing parents and the children.  AMS Mediation provides strong parenting mediation services for those in the Apple Valley, MN area in order to help families find balance. Our mediation is efficient, effective, respectful, informative and non-judgmental.

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Parenting Education Classes MN

Making the transition from a married couple in an intimate relationship with children to Parenting Partners where parents share children but are not involved in an intimate relationship with each other is often extremely difficult.  Communication issues, high levels of conflict, and residual anger can make co-parenting in a healthy way after divorce feel impossible. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, specializes in helping families heal after divorce and finding ways to engage in effective, cooperative and child-focused behaviors.  AMS Mediation offers a wide variety of parenting services that can be used to achieve a balanced and cooperative approach to raising children after a divorce.  This approach will benefit all members of the family and help your children adjust to the significant life change as well. It is designed with the best interest of everyone in mind.

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Family Mediation South Minneapolis Suburbs

As hard as it is to be an adult going through the experience of divorce, we should never forget that it is likely to be far more difficult for children of parents who are seeking a divorce. Children, after all, count on their parents to help shape their understanding of the world around them. When the stability of their lives is disrupted, sometimes even shattered, by their parents’ seeking a divorce, untold numbers of traumas may be experienced by that child.The enormity of divorce for adults is inclined to prevent at least some attention from being paid to the child, which in turn can lead to the stress of a disrupted life altering the child’s personality and perhaps even causing psychological damage.

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Divorce Mediation and My Children

Talking to your children about your decision to divorce can be extremely difficult and painful for the entire family.  The words are difficult to find and the emotion is overwhelming.  If you decide to pursue divorce mediation rather than litigation to settle the important issues of your divorce including division of property, child custody issues and the development of a parenting plan, you may find that the tone of the interaction may help you talk more easily to your children.  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers extensive divorce mediation and parenting support services that will address the difficult task of communicating with your kids about divorce and the upcoming changes.

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