Studies say that most of the couples on the verge of a divorce are compelled to hold back because of their children. Children tend to be severely affected by a broken relationship of their parents. Especially if they are at an impressionable age it becomes even harder for them to accept the change. Well, this is true to an extent, but it is something which has got more to do with the parents’ mind-set than being actually affected by it. People are conditioned into believing that children can have a scarred childhood if they experience a broken home. Not that this is not completely true, but the views are changing. The reality is changing.
Being a witness to everyday conflicts at home, can have a very long lasting negative influence on children. Parents need to realize that divorce or separation can be inevitable not just for them as a couple, but also for the children. Wellbeing of the family can be at stake in an irreconcilable marriage. Bringing up a child in a peaceful environment at home is extremely important for the overall growth and development of a child.
Child psychologists and counsellors can help children cope with any unwanted change in their life due to an untoward event. Adjusting to a new environment can be challenging. Rendering proper support to cope and adjust to a new setting can easily help children go through a smooth transition.
Professional help is often underestimated in such cases. But in fact, statistics prove that children with a counselling session history tend to do much better – emotionally and physically than children who are left to fend for themselves, literally and metaphorically as well…