How do you separate in the same house?
Establish truce and explain yourselves An amicable separation under the same roof needs certain ground rules. Agree for the length of the separation to call a truce, establish in house separation rules and put your bickering to the side. You also have to explain your reason for wanting to separate.
Is it better to stay together for a child?
When a marriage is healthy and the parents are working together towards the long-term health and happiness of the marriage and the family, it is always better for the kids. Having said that, there is no reason to believe that staying together at any cost is better for children than divorcing.
How do you explain divorce to a 5 year old?
How to Talk to Children About DivorceGive simple, factual explanations.Present a unified front.Encourage your child to share how he or she feels.Explain that this change is best for the whole family.Explain that some things are not changing—and will never change.Let your actions speak louder than words.For toddlers (age 0 – 3)