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by lillucky8January 7, 2013 at 9:25 PMI think divorce can be okay for the kids if the parents are constantly fighting and the kids see it.
My question is, how do you approach the subject of the split with smaller kids?
Not really a divorce question, but a marriage question. My dd father has never been involved. My bf wants to adopt her. When we get married. Question is how do we address the issue that he isn't her biological father. And at what age. She is just under 2 now.
by Junesmommy18January 7, 2013 at 9:46 PM
Yes, if they live with parents that are always fighting, they are better off being separated.
I think my kids would have been happier if my ex and I had split much sooner than we did, we fought constantly, I was depressed, and he was a poor excuse of a parent, pouring his online gaming above caring for the kids even when I was at work.
I have also seen friend in abusive marriages where they think they need to stay together for the kids and it really makes me angry because they are doing so much more damage than a divorce would.