Dr. Psych Mom denpstorSo0440lai821c1189cam110ua2lg3gh9uh3tcg8g1219u h 4 l6406 · Let's be real guys! Any child raised in a conflictual home, myself included, can tell you what the fights were about (or what they were ostensibly about), how often they occurred, and how they felt during the fighting. The tension in the home is palpable when parents are in conflict with each other. Whether fights occur in harsh whispers after bedtime or are loud and violent in the living room, children know they are happening. Didn’t you know when you were a kid? (I ask because it is very likely that if you’re having a lot of marital conflict now, you learned this pattern in your family of origin.)
Post by mirrororchid on Jun 15, 2023 5:36:52 GMT -5
Comments section at the Facebook link were rough.
I think my "Roy: A Life Well Lived" is on the "Easy" setting. Parents married 37 years, arguments were few and settled decisively and amicably. My mother was rather practical, yet affectionate. Killer combo.
Post by toughtiger on Aug 14, 2023 13:24:06 GMT -5
I agree kids do notice and it may affect how they engage in relationships later on .... if kids are younger staying in a battle zone is not good. Now in my long term situation my kids do NOT understand why things can break up.... I keep hearing dad has always been a jerk you are older you can keep going like TIL death is a GOAL not a commitment.