Originally Posted by nycindie
How old are they? It wouldn't destroy them for you to tell them you and their father are working things out and it's making you sad. They don't have to know details but why keep everything bottled up?
Daisyboo, I agree with indie on this. Children see more than you think, and a little
openness with them could go a long way toward relieving the anxiety they're likely feeling. Above all, they need to know it is not about them
. If you don't tell them that much, they may assume too much, and they may be terribly afraid.
Again, you don't have to reveal details, just let them know that you love them, and that the trouble lies elsewhere.