Anatomy of Divorce (Episode 162)

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Doctor Spezzano speaks with Dr. Robert Emery, author of The Truth About Children and Divorce, about managing the impact of divorce on children. Topics discussed include:

  • What helps children to be resilient when coping with divorce?
  • What interferes with children's ability to deal with their parents' divorce?
  • What is the role of dads after divorce?
  • Should parents stay together for the sake of the kids?

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Note: Posts on Family Anatomy are for education only, and are not intended to replace professional or medical advice. If you need to talk to someone about family or mental health issues, you can get a referral from your family doctor. Doctors Brian and Giuseppe discussed kids in general in this episode, but every child is unique; your experience may vary from that discussed in this episode.