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Leah’s Story: My Parents Got Divorced

Leah’s Story: When I was 10 years old, my parents got divorced. They were always arguing and fighting. My dad was cheating on my mom, with a woman named Lisa. He would always come home so late, and sometimes he didn’t come home at all. I was very depressed and I didn’t know how to…

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35 Emotions You Might Feel After Your Parents Divorce

Are You Feeling Overwhelmed? It’s so hard to be honest with ourselves and others about the effects we feel when our parents break-up. That is because our parent’s divorce is devastating. We naturally put up walls, which are filled with denial, silence, and a certain distance between us and others. Yet, these techniques, in the…

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Surviving the Holidays with Separated Parents

Holidays can be the best of times or the worst of times. And holidays with separated parents can be especially difficult. Tyler said, The most difficult part of any holiday for me is being rushed between my parents’ houses. I feel bad about leaving one parent for the other. How many of you have had…

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Problems With My Step-Mom

Hi, my name is Tatyana.  I chatted with a HopeCoach recently about how my parents separated before I was born and how I’ve had problems with my step-mom.  She verbally abuses me and says things about my birth mom and lies to me about stuff.  My HopeCoach helped me a lot, gave me alot of advice and internet…

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HopeCoach

I don’t know that I ever caught their name on the live chat but it was 3:45 in the morning and my husband had told me that he was leaving. I felt awful, at my very end. None of my friends were awake. But I found this online and my HopeCoach was very helpful. I needed someone…