Divorce: Effects and Solutions
What is divorce? Is divorce separation from parents, or is it also
divorce from your children? People think divorce is separation between
adults but children play a major role in divorce as well. What happens
to them? How do they overcome it? The reason why people keep
divorcing today is probably because they think its the thing to do, or
maybe because their parents divorced when they were little, and so on
and so on. The struggles between parents and children that still exist
today, must be overcome in order to develop a stronger bond and
relationship between them, as seen in the novel "Independence Day",
by Richard Ford.
The statistics on people who divorce is just tremendous. Each
year, at least one-million children will suffer from their parents divorce.
More over half the children born in Wedlock this year, will see their
parents divorce by their eighteenth birthday.
"Some who divorce think
it will make them happier. But people who are depressed and anxious
often attribute that to a bad marriage. Then they get divorced and
carry it with them." ( Kary, 26 ) Divorce generally reduces
the income of the child's primary household and seriously diminishes
the potential of every household member to accumulate wealth.
Families that were not poor before the divorce, the income can drop
as much as fifty percent. Divorce is a relevant factor in an abused
child's background. Child abuse is closely related to delinquency and
violent crime. Divorce increases the factors that children will abuse
alcohol and begin using drugs. Divorce also impedes learning by
disturbing productive study patterns, as children are forced to move
between domiciles, by increasing anxiety and depression in both parents
The effects of divorce are very devastating. Parents don't...