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'I am here too.' Not in front of the children

Date:26 SEP 2017
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Family law expert, Lawyer

'I am here too.' The silent cry of a child caught in the tension building between couples who wish to separate or feuding families.

Whether couples in a strained relationship are having heated discussions or living in stony silence, their children may be suffering by their behaviour. Children may be resilient, but they are also sensitive and place their parents on a pedestal. They do not want the emotional burden of taking sides or to hear the other parent or family member being 'bad mouthed'. Why place a child in that position?

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