Monday, May 19, 2008

Child's Divorce Also Hard On Parents; Here Are Some Tips

Question: I'm devastated over the divorce of an adult son. Am I wrong to be so torn apart? After all, I'm 77 years old.

Answer: By no means are you "wrong" to be anguished. Instead, you are one more sideline sufferer, the newest member of a growing legion because roughly half of all American marriages end in failure. According to census figures, about 1 million couples call it quits every year. When they do, that means 4 million parents find tranquil lives thrown into turmoil

And, pardon the clich?, "But once a parent, always a parent." Or, better still: "Little kids, little problems. Big kids, BIG problems...

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