A divorce isn't something that happens only between a husband and a wife. Children can feel the pain of the divorce even more intensely. Since they lack the coping skills of adults and the perspective to see the intricacies of why the divorce is necessary, children may experience the stages of grief and other types of pain during the divorce process.
It's important to step up and let your children know that you acknowledge and are there to help soothe their pain. Let your children know the following five essential things during and after the divorce.