My Parents Just DivorcedFamilyMy Parents Just Divorced<div class="ExternalClassBB2814F339D54905832120334DD8931C"><p>​I have been having a really tough time and want to talk to someone. My parents just divorced and it's been really tough. With school starting and having a lot of changes I have been really overwhelmed.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass6E5C362A7AC0480E8418A9494E876D2A"><p>​We're so glad you decided to reach out to talk. Divorce can be so difficult for all parties involved. You probably have felt all kinds of emotions and have a number of questions that you want to ask about but aren't sure how to ask them. We understand.</p><p>Our counselors are here for you and hope that you will continue to reach out to talk. With school starting, we hope that you will have access to the school counselors to talk with when you need to. It might be a good idea to let them know what is going on so you can receive the support you will need as you go through the school year. The transition will take time getting used to and the stress you might be feeling can be so overwhelming. It's okay to feel this way but now, let's get some control. Use coping skills once you can identify what feelings and situations need some work. This link can help: <a href="/Pages/coping-skills.aspx">Understanding Coping Skills</a>.</p><p>Because of all the emotions attached to this disruption of your family, we think it would be important to read <a href="/Pages/tip-your-parents-are-getting-divorced.aspx?Topic=Family">Your Parents Are Getting Divorced</a>. It can help you feel a little more in control and realize that what you are feeling is totally normal. Here are some tips on <a href="/Pages/tip-talking-to-parents-about-their-divorce.aspx?Topic=Family">How To Talk To Your Parents About Their Divorce</a>. </p><p>Remember, the divorce dissolves the marriage but it does not dissolve your family. You are still family but just a little different. You will be okay but it will take time.  <br></p><p>Please know that we are here for you.  <br></p><p>Naina, Counselor<br></p></div>14

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