“Divorce is devastating for kids.”
“It’s so hard living between two homes. Sharing your kids is torturous. How difficult is it for kids to feel as if they’re in the middle?”
“One home and one set of parents are much better than two homes and multiple new partners or stepparents that might just be — gasp — awful.”
“Divorce means kids will grow up to be adults who never commit. Divorce means kids will grow up with issues and scars. A married family is so much better for kids”
“Just stick it out. It can’t be that bad. Right?”
Have you heard any of those phrases before? Have you told yourself any of those phrases before? Have you bought into the idea that staying in a marriage is better than leaving it? Have you bought into the fact that a broken marriage together is better than starting over, divorced and apart, for your kids?
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