How Do I Tell My Kids My Marriage Is Over?

Learn how to tell your children that you and their dad are getting divorced.

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As if deciding to get divorced isn't tough enough, when you have kids, you have to find just the right way to tell them about it. But what's the best way to break your children's heart? How do you tell them that mommy and daddy won't be living together any longer? Sex Video: Should I Leave My Sexless Marriage?


In this video, psychologist, sex therapist and YourTango Expert Dr. Megan Fleming addresses this very difficult issue. "The most important thing is that you both sit down together to tell your kids, and that, in giving them this information, you convey that it's been a final decision. It's been the hardest one to make, and one they may not fully understand. Make room for any questions that they may have."

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