By: Camila Dos Santos, M.Ed. 

AFTER THE DIVORCE: Don’t assume just because the divorce is over, that the kids are “over it.” 

Just because the divorce process is over doesn’t mean that the family is finished adjusting or that the kids are finished processing!

Healing from divorce takes time, and it makes sense that it takes a little longer for children as they need more time to process and accept all of the changes that divorce brings. 

While ex-partners may be anxious to move on quickly, it’s important to remember that just because the proceedings are over doesn’t mean that healing is.

This series was adapted from the following article in partnership with Triad Moms on Main.