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26 Jul 2005

Separation Anxiety
What should a parent look for with kids if one parent goes to work far away from home and only come back week-ends or how badly will this affect the kids? It has been discussed with them, ages 4,8&12 and they seem to understand.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

If this has been discussed with the kids and they understand, there's no reason at all why this should affect them at all. Keep contact, by phone or email while away, and this will help to keep your communications warm and fresh. But don't expect major problems ; indeed the expectation itself would be more likely to cause problems
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