When parents split

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Parents getting a divorce. (Photo: Getty Images)
Parents getting a divorce. (Photo: Getty Images)

Parents separating or divorcing is really common these days. Here are some tips on how to deal with it

When Evie (15) was told the news that her parents were separating, her initial reaction was one of shock, followed by grief.

“It was the hardest thing I’ve ever been through,” she says. “I remember going to school and telling everyone how excited I was to get two houses, but then the reality of the situation set in and I struggled with it for a while. I kind of felt like the split was my fault.”

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