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Okay, so we live in the most awesome three story house ever with secret passages, a tree house and swing set in the back yard and an ENORMOUS Oak tree in the front (perfect for climbing). My parents got divorced and neither of them have enough income to keep the house by themselves but I REALLY do not want to move because I have lived here my entire life. My life has already been pretty bad and moving will just make it worse :/ any ideas on how to convince them to keep my house?

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Since they're not getting back together and don't have the $$, it's happening. It's never fun. We moved a lot when I was a kid. If your life hasn't been very good so far, there a good chance it could actually get better. It's all about attitude. Look at it as an opportunity to re-invent yourself. To be what you want it to be. If you have a good attitude and expect good things, it could happen. But if you think it's bad and are mopey, it probably will be. "As a man thinks, so it is" is a famous saying.

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It doesn't sound like it's possible for them to keep the house. You're just going to have to accept it. Look on the bright side, you're only moving once. I (and many kids like me) had to move every two to four years growing up because my father was in the military.

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They can't keep the house if they can't afford it. Moving is a new and exciting experience! And like Otter said, you're only moving once.

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You are moving.
Before you do, say good bye to your house. Take lots of pictures- inside, outside, shots looking out the windows, the ugly colored rug, even stuff like cupboards and such.
Go in the secret passages and write on the walls and leave messages to the houses' future people.
Bury a time capsule.

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There gonna move either way.. if one parent does not have good income your house could be foreclosed.. and two.. your divorced parents wont want to remember the memories they have in that house..

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First things first.....this divorce has nothing to do with you. Your parents have agreed they need to split. That is not going to change. Nor is the fact that they can not afford the house. You have no control over whether or not they can afford this house. Your parents are not going to get back together or stay together in the house just because you do not want to move.

This is your first "change" in life and there will be many more to come.

Learn to like what you have rather than dwell on what you no longer have.

When I was a kid we moved every 2 years. That meant 2 grade schools, 2 junior highs,and 2 high schools. You get used to it when you have to. If this is your one move, you will deal with it just fine. Your "home" is not always where you live, it is who you live with.

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