When your kids break your heart

Discover effective ways to heal and cope when your kids break your heart. Find support, guidance, and strategies to navigate through this difficult time and rebuild your relationship with your children.
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I’ve truly enjoyed raising my kids. Sure, it’s been exhausting—the laundry, the cooking meals, the shuttling to all the activities—but mostly, it’s been a joy. When my kids were little, it was easy to control their behavior. I put the television on the channels that I thought were best, made their meals, and purchased the clothes I wanted them to wear. I decided the playdates we would have and punished them for behavior I didn’t like. We thrived in our routine, and I may have even been a…