Divorce is a scary, confusing and lonely time for children, leaving them sad, insecure confused and angry.
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Celebrity Divorce: Stars Open Up About The Impact Of Their Parents' Splits
"I blamed my mom a lot [for the divorce] because I wanted a family so bad," Gomez said. "I wanted to have my mom and dad together. I remember just being angry with my mom. I still feel really bad about that."“When my dad divorced my mom it was kind of like him leaving me also,” Richie said.
“My parents divorced when I was three. I’m humbly and honestly finding out that I have a lot of issues with that," Timberlake said.
"It was pretty crappy, I came home from a birthday party and he was moved out. It was pretty abrupt," Aniston said. "Sure, your dad leaves and disappears for a while, that’s pretty brutal. But that’s sort of the beauty of it. Like I said, I would never exchange any of it… Me making people laugh, finding the humor in things, trying to lighten up the mood between disgruntled parents, getting attention… It sort of was a survival technique.”
Harry Styles"When I was seven my mum and dad divorced and that was quite a weird time. I remember crying about it. I didn't really get what was going on properly. I was just sad that my parents wouldn't be together any more," Styles said.
"You can't underestimate how traumatic divorce is for the children. When your parents divorce, it makes you grow up fast. I'd urge parents to strongly consider working things out. I'd work things out and I'd definitely stay put. Especially if there were babies involved," Fisher said.Corinne Bailey Rae"My parents divorced when I was a teenager. As the eldest of three sisters, I was my mom's confidante. You grow up fast working out how something went wrong," Rae said.
Jamie Lee Curtis"There was no Demi-and-Bruce amicable divorce or joint family vacations for us. No love was left between them," Curtis said.
Justin Bieber"My parents splitting up is definitely not one of the highlights of my life," Biebersaid. "It's sad, the kid experiences feeling like one of his parents left."
"I recall hearing my parents argue and thinking: 'Come on, this is torture. Just split!' They stuck it out until I was 15, but I'd seen it coming for years. When they finally did divorce, I thought: 'OK, this is the right thing'," Depp said.
Divorce can be a very difficult time and extremely emotional. When there are children involved it is magnified. Custody issues are one of the most difficult parts of divorce.
Divorce is a scary time for children, leaving them sad, insecure confused and angry. A good lawyer can help you move through the custody process quickly and in the best interest of your children. If you are going through tough times with your spouse in Bergen County and want a divorce, it is important that you file for dissolution of marriage properly in order to protect your assets. If there are children involved it is also necessary to setup the proper child support plan as is required by the State of NJ. Failure to pay child support can result in your going to jail.
Make sure that your rights and finances are properly protected by talking to a family attorney in Bergen County to set up your no charge initial consultation so an attorney can talk about your situation.