General Article Help for children and young adults

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If your mum and dad are separating or getting a divorce, you may be feeling very sad. You may also be feeling:

  • angry
  • confused
  • worried.

Whatever you are feeling, that’s OK. Everyone feels different and there is no right or wrong way to feel.

You may be wondering what will happen in the future:

  • Where will I live?
  • Will I still see mum and dad?
  • Why can’t they still love each other?

You will probably have lots of questions but might not be sure if it’s okay to talk about your worries to your mum and dad. If you’d prefer to someone different, why not contact ChildLine?

ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people. You can contact ChildLine about anything – no problem is too big or too small. If you are feeling scared or out of control or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine.

A ChildLine counsellor is someone:

  • Who will believe you and knows it takes courage to contact them
  • Who you can trust
  • Who won’t judge you or put you down
  • Who is not easily sho...

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