Thursday, October 25, 2012

Teen Issues: Coping with Divorce

Divorce is scary because it means life as you knew it has changed forever. The uncertainty is scary and its often a lonely time since one of your parents has already moved out and your other parent can be too sad just coping with the emotional turmoil of divorce to notice you.  This can lead to anger and often times depression. What are you to do with all these feelings?  Divorce is never easy and you need to know it's not your fault. Our social workers and counselors have been trained to help you.  Resources on this page can also help. Whatever you do, you don’t have to do it alone.   

LRC Database  
Teen Health and Wellness, Dealing with Your Parents: Single Parents
306.89 CAL  No Easy Answers:  A teen guide to why divorce happens by Florence Calhoun Tackles what’s to be expected when your parents decide to divorce.
306.89 ISL  Caught in the middle by Claudia Isler   Teens guide to divorce, custody and how it will impact your life
 306.89 BIS Family breakup by Keely  Bishop  Offers suggestions for teens in dealing with the changes of divorce
 F Rienhardt, D   How to build a house by Dana Rienhardt   Last year's Abraham Lincoln Award nominee.  Harper Evans wants to escape the effect of her parents divorce and volunteers to help rebuild a house devastated by a tornado in Tennessee.  She learns what it takes to build a house but also how to rebuild her life.
"Dealing With Your Parents." Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2012. Web.   
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Skills for Healthy Living: Coping With Change Discovery Education,  2006 .
      Discovery Education. Web. 25 October 2012.
Teen Advice: How to Deal with Parent Divorce and Funky Family Stuff. You Tube. N.p., 22 June 2009. Web. 26  
      Oct. 2012. < watch?v=4RMGb-ktV10>.

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