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How does parental stress impact the quality of interactions children have with their parents?

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Unfortunately, I can answer this from experience. My children were 4 and 6 at the time of my divorce. Prior to my divorce, the stress both I and their father were feeling was quite overwhelming.

Given that both their father and I seldom had "good" converstaions, my children could (even at a this young of an age) could feel...

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