Divorced parents are common among the teens I talk to, but they say they aren’t as stressed about that as they are about blended families. Like one girl who felt that her mom didn’t believe her when she said that her step-sister was stealing her stuff, and that she was actually missing some money. Her mom either wouldn’t or couldn’t deal with it and seemed overwhelmed.
The majority of kids seem to stay with Mom after a divorce and just spend time at Dad’s on weekends or every other weekend. Two teens had an alternative arrangement: one girl stays with Dad because Mom travels for business a lot and the other revealed that she goes to whomever is being the most liberal.
Are you able to thrive in your new family reality? Since most teens live with Mom, it might be helpful to understand how a parent deals with the new family reality. This YouTube presentation by Esther Hicks – coauthor of The Law of Attraction, speaking as a representative of a collective being known as Abraham Hicks– reveals the secret to a mom who is having trouble accepting her new reality. The process applies the same principles found in Core Alignment:
Accept the past, Become aware of the present, Awaken to the future, and Align with your core.
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