What to do when your parents are considering divorce?
Avoid taking sides. You will have a much easier time dealing with your parents' divorce if you can remain a neutral party. It's important to remember that your parents' issues are between the two of them, so you do not need to get involved. Try to maintain a relationship with both parents.
Why do my parents blame me for everything?
If I am right, your parents are low self-esteem people who blame you for everything as a way of coping with the pressures of life: They blame you so they don't have to care about you – because they cannot tolerate a thought of doing it wrong. They blame you so they don't have to act with guts and courage.
Why parents should not divorce?
Divorce frequently contributes to depression, anxiety or substance abuse in one or both parents and may bring about difficulties in balancing work and child rearing. These problems can impair a parent's ability to offer children stability and love when they are most in need.
What difficulties can be caused in families by divorce?
Children of divorce are more likely to experience poverty, educational failure, early and risky sexual activity, non-marital childbirth, earlier marriage, cohabitation, marital discord and divorce. In fact, emotional problems associated with divorce actually increase during young adulthood.