What you tell your children about your decision to divorce varies depending on your children's age. I generally encourage my clients to keep the children out of their marital decisions as much as possible, but at the same time give them information about what is going on and how it is going to affect them. With teenagers this can be especially difficult because they are old enough to understand the implications of divorce and may want to save their parents' marriage. The following article addresses how you should approach your teenage children in the event of a divorce. The main focus is remaining a united front.