Being a parent it is hard to anticipate how your teen will be affected by your divorce, teen boys sometimes act out and become troubled. Troubled boys change behavior, by skipping or failing school, associating with negative peers, and involving themselves in drug or substance abuse. Divorce can often times be devastating to teens that are already struggling.
Liahona Academy is a residential treatment center that helps troubled boys cope with family issues like divorce along with addictions, behavioral issues, school problems, and emotional issues. If your troubled boy needs help coping with the separation of the family and has started to act out, call Liahona Academy at 1-800-675-8101.
Every troubled boy is unique and responds differently to struggles, and every divorce is different as well. Therefore it is hard to anticipate how troubled boys will react to their parents divorcing. Most times the world of teens becomes torn and every bit of normalcy is gone when parents separate or divorce.
Although a hostile environment is not healthy for younger and older children, few children want to see their parents get divorced.
Troubled Boys will try to make sense of the situation and sometimes try to blame the marital conflict of their parents on themselves somehow. It is important for parents to inform their teens why they chose divorce or separation without accusing or degrading the other parent.
Divorce and Unanswered Questions - Troubled Boys
Divorce often leaves troubled boys with unanswered questions, causing them to become frustrated and angry. Troubled Boys sometimes try to cope with this frustration and anger with the experimentation of drugs or substances, whatever is available at the time. Troubled Boys also may begin to struggle with depression and anxiety, and have greater risk of dropping out of school or having school problems.
Not all teen boys will become troubled and have issues like these, however, it is more common in troubled boys with separated families. Parents of troubled boys should keep an open eye for these behaviors in their teens. If you are a parent of a troubled boy that is struggling to cope with your divorce or your troubled boy has begun to act out contact Liahona Academy. We provide a structured facility and great therapeutic treatment for troubled boys that are struggling. Call us at 1-800-675-8101.
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