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Old 09-17-2014, 12:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Janibel View Post
Another thing to consider (and I'm not implying that this is the case here) but many kids will pit one parent against the other, or try to cause drama if they think it will change things. Divorce wreaks havoc with our perceptions .... especially children. Be mindful of how you react when they tell you about stuff like this, they pick up on your worries and may exaggerate.
Janibel: I've personally seen this dynamic happen with younger kids in high-conflict situations. It really depends on the kids and how they gain favor with the warring parents...some are more likely to do this than others but its definitely something to consider.
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