How parents can help their
kids during a breakup
As parents, it can be very difficult to stand by and watch our child deal with conflict in a relationship, and breaking up.
Conflict is normal in relationships, and isn’t necessarily a bad thing. And breaking up is normal too, especially for teenage romantic relationships. However, when an abusive relationship is ending, there are safety concerns for the person experiencing abuse.
Whether the conflict is healthy or not, and the breakup is normal or due to abuse, you can find ideas and resources for how to support your child below.