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Impact of divorce on children

It would be a mistake to underestimate the impact of broken relationships and divorce on children (as is encouraged by misguided cliches such as "children are resilient"). Children can suffer lasting damage during a divorce process, with it often presenting a bigger threat to their mental health than the death of a parent.

The impact of divorce varies from child to child, and caregivers need to listen and watch for signals indicating what the effect on their child has been. Signals may be seen through what they eat, their sleeping patterns, the expressions on their faces and by what they don't speak about.

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