Families Change
Guide to Separation & Divorce

Les outils qui ne fonctionnent pas

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Tools that don't work

There are some tools that you might want to use, but that just don’t work, like:

  • Thinking that being extra good will get your parents
    back together.
  • Being naughty or babyish to get extra attention (If you need attention, just ask for it).
  • Being mean to a parent’s new friend as a way to get rid of him or her.
  • Trying to become an adult (You need to be a kid! Looking after everyone and solving everyone’s problems isn’t your job).

Remember: Everybody makes mistakes at first! It’s OK to make mistakes, especially if you learn from them.