How do I tell my son that I've decided to leave his father?

Amy - posted on 12/05/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )




I had my husband served with divorce papers yesterday, I'm just wondering if any moms have any tips on how to break the news to the kids 6 1/2 and 2 1/2. We are still living in the same house until I can get in front if a judge to get it on the market.


Jacinta - posted on 12/06/2012




There still very young and won't understand the concept of divorce.

Tell them that mommy and daddy decided that they don't want to be together anymore and that they are going to split up because they won't to be the best mommy and daddy they can be and when they are unhappy all the time and fighting the they aren't being the best mommy and daddy.Tell them that your not going to be together and it's not there fault at all they still love you (the kids) very very pry much and they will still see both of them and have lots of fun and that they will get to have 2 houses when daddy moves out and only very special children get to have 2 houses and 2 rooms and that everything is going to be okay.Let them know there dad is moving away (because that gives them time to prepare) mainly the 6 yo because I don't think the 2 yo will understand if they have any questions just answer them as honestly as you can keep in mined there age the whole time though and try to make it as black and white that you can.

Sorry to hear about the divorce. Stay string and Good luck :)

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