Divorce is never an easy subject, but this documentary puts it in a new perspective. On Thursday, September 20th, HBO Family premieres Don't Divorce Me. It addresses this important subject, allowing kids to offer do's and don’ts parents should follow and providing a valuable tool for families struggling to find their way.
This film spotlights children ranging in age from five to ten who have met the confusing, often-painful challenge of their parents’ divorce. Combining candid interviews, drawings, songs and photos, this insightful film gives kids a chance to share poignant stories of how divorce has impacted their lives – and offers helpful advice to their parents.
Executive produced by Rosie O’Donnell (HBO’s A Family Is a Family Is a Family), this heartfelt, upbeat documentary shows how children comprehend and cope with the separation of their parents, suggesting ways adults can make this difficult transition easier for their kids.
Sandi Berg is also a freelance journalist and writes about television for several magazines including Written By (Writer's Guild of America), Life After 50 and Whole Life Times Magazine.