Misunderstanding your child’s emotional awareness after divorce – teens, too!
One common error divorced parents make is misunderstanding the stage of development their kids and teens are at which can lead to unrealistic expectations. Too often parents will assume that their child possesses a better handle on their emotions and a deeper understanding of human nature than is really possible at their age -- even for teenagers. So when their child acts out or otherwise misbehaves, it’s easy to misconstrue their intentions. Here's help for when your child’s behavior post-divorce doesn’t live up to your expectations.