when my parents split up
"I've always struggled to imagine how two adults raise a child together."
"As a 50-year-old woman, I wouldn't change a thing about my childhood."
Watching your parents divorce is hard at any age.
It doesn't matter how old you are -- it's never easy.
"My parents never complained about the other to me and I am so appreciative of that today."
When your parents divorce later in life, you become a shoulder to cry on.
How one writer learned her parents were only human.
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