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December 2016
Worried Friend


Christmas and Family

Hi there, I am 14 years old. My friend's parent's have just split up and she's feeling really down about the holidays coming up. I'm worried about how she's going to handle this first Christmas and she seems really worried about splitting time between her parents. What can I do ...

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Featured Common Issues


When Parents Break Up

Separation and divorce

can put a lot of stress on everyone in the family. Often it will raise a lot ...

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