For young children, divorce permeates every aspect of their life. The many changes may be overwhelming. A 4-year-old girl draws divorce: On one side is a sad face with tears of blue and green eyes peeking through. A heart in the middle shares the same tears and several dividing lines. The other side shows a simple happy face in a cheerful color. Is this her rendition of ‘before’ and ‘after’ the divorce? Regardless, there is a stark difference in each side of the page. These are big feelings for a little girl.
#489, Tears of Sadness