Have your parents recently separated? Are they getting a divorce? Did it happen a few years ago? Or are you worried that it's going to happen soon? If so, read this section to find out:
You are not the reason for your parents' separation. Parents separate because of problems in their relationship.
There are many reasons why parents decide to separate. And with each couple, there might be one main reason, or a whole pile of reasons.
Parents usually try very hard to solve their problems before they take action. If you're not sure what your parents' reasons are for separating, you can always ask.
In the vast majority of cases, children get to spend time with both parents. How much time you spend with each parent, and exactly how that will work, depends on your custody and access arrangements.