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Children's Bill of Rights
The right to be
treated as important
human beings, with unique feelings, ideas and desires, and not as a source of argument between parents.
The right to a continuing relationship with
and the freedom to receive love from and express love for both.
The right to
express love and affection
for each parent without having to stifle that love because of fear of disapproval by the other parent.
The right to know that their parents' decision to divorce is
not their responsibility
and that they will continue to be loved by both parents.
The right to continuing care and
guidance from both
The right to
answers to questions about the changing family relationships.
The right to know and appreciate
what is good
in each parent without one parent degrading the other.
The right to have a relaxed,
with both parents without being placed in a position to manipulate one parent against the other.
The right to have both parents not undermine the other parent's time with the children by suggesting tempting alternatives or by
to withhold parental contact as a punishment for the children's wrongdoing.
The right to experience regular and
with both parents and to be protected from parental disputes or disagreements.