Usually, your parents will decide who you’ll live with. You’ll live with one parent most of the time and see your other parent on nights or weekends. They will try to do what’s best for you.
They might not ask what you want because they’re too worried. Try to tell them what you want and how you feel. Even if you don’t get your way, it’s important that they know.
Sometimes parents can’t agree on how to share their children. A lawyer or mediator might get involved to go over all the options and include the children and their feelings. The process can be scary, but the lawyer or mediator is there to help find a positive solution. If you’re worried, feel free to call us at 1-855-201-2121.
Arguments in relationships are normal. It doesn’t absolutely mean they’re going to split up. If their constant arguments worry you, try telling them how you feel. That way they’ll know and can let you know what’s going on. You can also call us at 1-855-201-2121. We’re here to talk at any time. Parents split up sometimes to:
Try talking with your parent. Sometimes they aren’t aware of your feelings and will be glad that you opened up to them. If you can’t talk with a parent, think of other trusted adults in your life. Sometimes older siblings have a good perspective on these situations as well. You can always call us at 1-855-202-2121. We’re here to help!