Can anyone advise at what age a child really understands what is happening when their parents separate? My 4yr old grandson desperately wants to be with his Dad (my son) most of the time but as his Dad works and he has 3 step brothers from his mother's previous relationships he lives with his mother for most of the time. We see a lot of him - every second weekend and lots of other times when his Mum has something on but he is beginning to question why he can't be with us when he wants and I really don't know how to talk about it with him. Although the split was fairly messy and I absolutely hate his mother and what she has put us through I have never once said anything against her to our grandson - just touched on the fact (more to the older boys) that Mum and I are not friends any more.
jacq10 Tue 27-May-14 19:57:31
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