Helping Your Children
Learn how to protect your children from unnecessary pain and confusion. Here you’ll find tools for how and what to tell the kids as well as how to encourage their healing as well.
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147 Resources
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Video Q&A Will My Children Lose Respect for Me If I Reconcile? 1/11/2023
Text Surviving Infidelity: What Do We Tell the Kids? 8/10/2022
Video Q&A How Much Harder Will Our Recovery Be in This Situation? 3/25/2022
Video Q&A What Do I Do to Protect My, and My Children’s, Heart? 2/02/2022
Video Q&A What Should We Tell the Kids If They Ask Why Dad Is Living in the Basement? 1/18/2022
Video Q&A What Do We Do When the Affair Partner Refuses to Cooperate about the Child? 12/17/2021
Video Q&A How Do My Spouse and I Get On the Same Level When It Comes to Appropriate Communication to His Affair Partner about Their Daughter? 8/02/2021
Video Q&A Should I Be Considering Any Restrictions on Her Access to Our Children If She Continues to Act Out? 6/16/2021
Video Q&A How Do I Find the Strength to Stay When It Means I Will Have to Be a Father to the Child of Her Betrayal? 6/16/2021
Video Q&A How Can We Best Help Our Child Who Discovered the Affair? 6/03/2021
Video Q&A What Do We Tell Our Teenage Children? 5/25/2021
Video Q&A What Resources, Books, Videos or Programs Would You Suggest For Grown Children Who Just Found Out about Their Father's Infidelity? 4/29/2021
Video Q&A When Is It Appropriate to Tell Adult Children about Their Mother's Affair? 3/22/2021
Video Q&A How Do I Handle This Lapse in Motherhood When I’ve Been Needed? 1/20/2021
Video Q&A Should I Stay in the Marriage for My Kids? 1/20/2021
Video Q&A How Do We Help Our Adult and Teenage Children? 12/17/2020
Video Q&A How Do I Tell Our 9 Year Old Daughter? 12/17/2020
Video Q&A What Do I Do When My Teenage Daughters Think I Am the One Refusing to Forgive My Husband and Work on the Marriage, 'Even Though Their Dad Is Trying to Make It up to Me'? 12/17/2020
Video Q&A What Should I Do with an Ambivalent Partner When a Baby Is Involved? 11/18/2020
Video Q&A How Do We Safely Co-Parent with the Affair Partner When a Child Is Born as a Result of the Affair? 11/12/2020
Video Q&A What Do You Do When There Is an outside Child the Same Age as Your Own from the Affair? 10/29/2020
Video Q&A Is It Codependent to Stay in a Marriage for the Happiness of Your Children? 10/22/2020
Video Q&A Should We Tell Our Kids about the Infidelity? 10/22/2020
Video Q&A Would We Be Wrong to Cut off a Child Born as a Result of the Affair to Save Our Marriage? 9/10/2020
Video Q&A How Do I Explain the Pain I’m Going Through, from the Betrayal Trauma My Husband Caused, to My Children? 6/19/2020
Video Q&A How Do I Feel Connected to My Sons Again so I Don't Take This out on Them? 6/19/2020
Video Q&A How Does Pregnancy with the Affair Partner Affect the Healing Process? 1/02/2020
Video Q&A How Can We Achieve Closure and Develop a New Healthy Parenting Relationship? 1/02/2020
Video Q&A How Do We Handle Our Children? 11/22/2019
Video Q&A What Do I Do Now That There Is a Child with the Affair Partner? 11/22/2019
Video Q&A How Do I Heal from Losing My Family Unit? 11/05/2019
Video Q&A How Do I Co-Parent with Someone I Don’t Respect? 11/05/2019
Video Q&A How Do We Restore Our Relationship with Our Children? 10/23/2019
Video Q&A How Can We Restore Our Relationship with Our Children? 9/26/2019
Video Q&A Can I Ever Get Passed Sharing My Daughter with the Affair Partner? 9/13/2019
Video Q&A How Do I Protect My Children through All of This? 8/28/2019
Video Q&A Do We Tell Our Son about the Affair? 8/23/2019
Video Q&A What Can I Do to Protect My Children? 8/06/2019
Video Q&A If I Draw a Line in the Sand about My Affair It Could Result in Me Losing My Child, What Do You Suggest? 7/17/2019
Video Q&A How Do I Protect My Kids from the Damage of Divorce? 6/19/2019
Video Q&A How Can We Move Forward When a Child Has Been Conceived with the Affair Partner? 6/11/2019
Video Q&A Should We Stay in the Marriage for the Kids? 4/30/2019
Video Q&A How Do We Set Boundaries When Children Are Involved? 4/10/2019
Video Q&A How Do I Convince My Husband That It Is Time to Tell Our Son? 4/10/2019
Video Q&A How Do We Set Boundaries When the Affair Partner Has Close Family Ties? 4/10/2019
Video Q&A Is My Mate to Blame for Our Child's Behavior? 3/27/2019
Video Q&A How to We Share Our Story with Our Children? 3/20/2019
Video Q&A How Do I Help My Children Heal after the Separation? 3/13/2019
Video Q&A Am I a Hypocrite for Staying? 2/13/2019
Video Q&A How Do We Manage Safe Boundaries with a Child from the Affair? 1/09/2019

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