Check off the five stages of separation that your children may experience from the list below.
Fill in the blanks below using the following word list.
How children respond to separation is also age related:
Pre-schoolers focus on
school children show depression and/or anger;
Junior high school students ask
and what is going on; and
High school students question the
of relationships and commitment.
Research shows that there are four things that help children adjust:
My parents will continue to
My parents will stop
my parents will be here in my life; and
If I can’t have that, at least
of my parents will be here in my life.
When you are done, you can check your answers.
4.12 - Separation Experience for Children - Quiz