Bradley Hospital Parenting Guide:
Life's Difficult Changes
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If you are concerned or worried, call a mental health professional for an assessment. Bradley Hospital is especially well qualified, with experts in children's mental and emotional health.
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Adults face economic, social, emotional, spiritual and physical stressors.
Divorce is one example of a common contemporary stress. It is often a long process; there can be months or even years of anguish before and after the actual decree. Often the actual divorce is not the problem; it is the disruption of routine and relationships that cause stress.
While adults suffer from loneliness, guilt or anger, they might not have the energy or resources to respond to their child's needs. It is usually during this time, though, that their child needs them most.
Advice that has worked for generations