Removing ex from photos might seem funny, until the kids see

The desire to vent after a breakup, put an ex in their place, or get them back for what they have done are all natural responses to being hurt. But our kids are hurt, too, and they have no idea how to navigate that hurt, writes Dr. Jann Blackstone. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Q. My kids love to take pictures, and when their mom and I were together we had pictures they took of us on vacations, joking around, whatever, all over the house.

We have been broken up for about seven months, and my kids came home from their mother’s home (the home in which we used to live together) saying their mom had torn me out of all the pictures around the house but continued to display them. What’s good ex-etiquette?

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