"We're half a family now; I'm unable to think, unable to feel, unable to grasp what had happened to our lives. Unable to speak about how I hate that I can't have both my parents with me at home, maybe it's all my fault" says Dalia Maher, a daughter of divorced parents. This is what most children of divorced parents would say and feel. This is exactly why parents should protect their children during divorce and pay extra care to their feelings. Psychologist Laura Markham advice parents with 5 tactics to protect the children of a divorce.
"The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. I didn't want to destroy anything or anybody. I just wanted to slip quietly out the back door, without causing any fuss or consequences, and then not stop running until I reached Greenland." narrated Elizabeth Gilbert in her novel Eat, Pray, Love.