HBO Documentary 'Don't Divorce Me' Explains Divorce From a Child's Perspective

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Matthew Brickman - Dont Divorce Me www.iChatMediation.com
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Aug. 28, 2019 - PRLog -- Don't Divorce Me! Kids' Rules for Parents on Divorce is an HBO Documentary by Amy Schatz and recipient of a Directors Guild of America Award Nomination.

In the film, A group of children, ages 5 to 9, share their advice for parents to help kids adjust and cope when families go through a divorce. The half-hour special is a rare opportunity  for parents to hear kids' insightful, funny, and often heartfelt thoughts on how to do a better job. Watch the Trailer.

The film recently caught the attention of Florida family and divorce mediator Matthew Brickman. He posted a video update on his YouTube Channel in response the film saying, "This past weekend I saw an amazing HBO special called Don't Divorce Me! Kids' Rules for Parents… on Divorce. It was one of the best thirty minute documentaries I've ever seen."

His full comments can be seen below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1ffpMH6cdY



He went on to say, "A few things stuck with me from this documentary."
  • We both parents to love us more than we need
  • We both parents equally
  • We need our parents to stop using us as messengers and spies
A ten year study of adult children of divorce was conducted, and from this study most states have got rid of primary and secondary parenting and terms like custody and visitation. What the study found was that the healthiest thing was for the children to have open-access and shared parental responsibility equally. Children want both parents and need both parents in their lives - even if separate.

Matthew Brickman helps divorcing couples create parenting plans that encapsulate these concepts so that children get what they want but more importantly what they need in situations involving the separation of their parents.

About Matthew Brickman:

Matthew Brickman is a Supreme Court of Florida certified county civil family mediator who has worked in the 15th and 19th Judicial Circuit Courts since 2009 and 2006 respectively. He is also an appellate certified mediator who mediates a variety of small claims, civil, and family cases. He recently graduated the Harvard Business School Negotiation Mastery Program and was accepted into the Negotiation Master Class at Harvard Law School.

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