Has it hit you like a bolt out of the blue?
Knocked you sideways?
You may feel that your parents are not there for you now but you are wrong.
They are but they also feel that they are on a rollercoaster ride. They are clinging on and trying to sort themselves out.
Even if one of your parents has been utterly shocked by this separation, the other will also be suffering.
You are all feeling exposed and vulnerable.
You will all be dealing with the shock and worries about the future.
Sometimes this anxiety may border on panic.

Don't worry; this is just temporary.
Have a look at the Helplines in this section.
You can also email us at Teenager Request

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