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Son struggling with separation

38yearold
Community Member

So my wife left me about 9 months ago after 12 months together. We have a 6 year old son.

Tonight he told me he has tried everything to get us back together and doesn’t know why we live apart. He cried his eyes out. It ripped my heart out.

i am currently in the shower crying my eyes out. What am I supposed to say to him? How could someone do this to him? How could someone break up a family?

im a broken man.

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Stumblingon
Community Member
It must be hard seeing your son in pain over your separation, a situation that adults struggle to comprehend let alone someone his age. I guess you can only try to reassure him that although you and your wife aren’t together you will both always love him.