Wednesday, October 29, 2008
4. Encourage them to ask questions. Sometimes we, in the midst of divorce, are so lost in our own thoughts that we often go for hours without a spoken word. Break the silence by a simple "How ya doin', hun?" Meet their eyes and give them your undivided attention, even if just for a fleeting minute. Give them the opportunity, and they'll be more likely to talk and ask questions. Keep it simple, casual and frequent.