Divorce doesn’t hurt children.
Post-divorce conflict between parents does.
A recent study concludes that children of amicable divorces are significantly better adjusted than children of high conflict divorces.
Insults, anger and disparagement in front of the children is all harmful to them.
Children feel under attack themselves when one of their parents attacks the other.
Children often feel responsible for their parents’ divorce, especially if their parents argue about them.
If parents must argue, they should do it privately.
Read more post divorce parenting tips in this Bradenton Herald article: Helping your child cope with divorce.