There's no doubt about it—it isn't easy when your parents split up. In fact, it might be the hardest thing you've ever had to deal with—as if just being a teen isn't enough!

Whether you saw it coming after a lot of conflict and tension, or it just seemed to come out of the blue, you will probably experience some intense emotions. The good news is that it's entirely normal—and it will get better!

This section:

  • Describes some of the emotions you might be feeling, as well as some other reactions you might have.
  • Suggests ways that you can make yourself feel better.
  • Tells you when to get help.