My Mom Is Getting A DivorceFamilyMy Mom Is Getting A Divorce<div class="ExternalClassA5C5464A69EF49FEA255E297D363249C"><p>​My mom is getting a divorce from my step-dad and I want to live with my mom full time, but I am really stressed out because I am worried about how the process is going to go because I have lived with them both my entire life. I know that it will be good for my sisters and I to live with my mom because we will have a more stable schedule, but I am nervous about how living with one parent is going to work.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass30CD4F87681B49BF9BD3792638AF5F36"><p>​Divorce is never easy. We can understand that you will have a lot of questions. Your mom and step-dad will have questions and concerns as well.  We're so glad that you decided to reach out to talk about this. We know this must be weighing heavy on you.<br></p><p>When a family goes through divorce, communication can be difficult. It would be wise for you to write down some of the concerns you have so you can have a conversation with them. Find a time that works to have this conversation. Ask your questions because it will calm your nerves about some of what you are concerned about and it will help your parents know you are concerned. There are going to be things you will want to tell them. Check this out for some helpful tips on how to have this conversation: <a href="/Pages/tip-talking-to-parents-about-their-divorce.aspx?Topic=Family">Talking To Your Parents About Their Divorce</a>.<br></p><p>Not all questions you have will have a concrete answer. Be prepared for that. There are unknowns for them as well. Just be open and keep the conversation door open for future talks that you both may need.  <br></p><p>Know that we are here for you. This is a tough transition but with support and open conversation, it will be a little smoother for you.  <br></p><p>Take care, <br></p><p>Naina, Counselor<br></p></div>15

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