Slacker and Steve - OPP: When to Tell Kids About Divorce (Audio)

February 7, 2018

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Today’s OPP is from Clarissa and she needs your help! Clarissa has two kids and recently decided to get a divorce. The son turns 13 in a couple months. Clarissa doesn’t want to tell the kids about the divorce yet because she doesn’t want to ruin her son’s important first teenage birthday. The dad thinks that if they hide it, everything will be worse and he doesn’t want to pretend and fake it until after the birthday. When is the best time to tell the kids about the divorce?