Son, you’re going to divorce camp – Say What?

When a parent or loved one dies, bereavement camps are in place to help children cope and adjust to their new life.  The children that attend these camps have faced with a life altering event, one in which they can not explain or comprehend. 

Bereavement camps are exceptionally skilled at helping kids through the grief process. Kids going to bereavement camps find themselves interacting with other kids/building support groups (they are not the only ones going through this).  The activities at the camps activities that help, empower these kids.  Kids are provided outlets that allow them to handle their emotions.

Some of the activities are as simple as letting them run across a field, yelling and screaming.  Some of the activities are team oriented, with group members helping others pass through certain tasks.

These kids finish camp arguably better than when they started. Many finds new friendships with others in their situations  They have found new resources to help them cope with their situation. 

Divorce, like death, is a life altering event for a child.  A camp designed to help kids with their parents divorce seems to be an idea with tremendous potential benefit.   A divorce camp could leave kids of divorce better focused and balanced.  A divorce camp would tell these kids that they are not alone, and that life will continue onward. 

A divorce camp would contain activities that would allow the children to best express themselves.  A divorce camp would find ways to empower kids so they know that, through the pain of divorce, A divorce camp’s mission would make sure that children feel important and teach them that they can perservere with the challenges they are facing.

It may not be time to send our kids away to divorce camp.  That is not the purpose of my blog.  I believe that it Is time to talk about ways we better divorced kids lives.  Right?

Matt Sossi 

P.S.  I do not equate the permanent loss of a parent/loved one to divorce. 

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