Teens After Divorce

Teens After Divorce

Divorce, Feelings, Teens
Do you want to know what teens need after their parents divorce or separate? They need to feel in control. So much has happened that was out of their control. Their life changed and they had no say in it. Divorce causes them confusion, insecurity, and even self-judgement. Many kids feel responsible for their parent's divorce. That's a whole other blog post. Going back to what they need: control. In counseling, teens can learn how to regain control and we teach them how to control the one thing they will ever be in control of; themselves. More specifically, their thoughts, feelings, and actions. We move the focus away from that which they can't control to what they are in control of. We still process the feelings around what they can't…
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