The negative side of divorce is that families sometimes stay torn apart, therefore: There is a lot of anger, rage that happens because going through a situation like this is not something that is easy, and many emotions become involved. Dealing with their parents can be difficult for some teens, but for many others, they feel as if a divorce will make their family happier without seeing all of the fighting. Handling divorce is so difficult when it comes to teens, and is a process of life. Not all teens have the same reactions that other teens may experience in the different living environments. Seeing that your parents are drawing further apart and are going through many heartache puts teens through a lot of emotion.
Children of Divorce Divorce naturally has devastating implications for all people involved. Often the ones who suffer the most are the children of the parents divorcing. While adults are often able to eventually overcome and pick up the pieces of their shattered lives, children do not fully have the coping mechanisms that allow them to work through and accept the devastating effects of divorce. Children of different ages will react differently to parental divorce. It is common for children to have a very difficult time dealing with divorce, no matter the age or gender.
Dealing with hardships such as separation, bickering between parents, and the constantly posed “who do you want to live with?” questions can tear a child down, no matter what their age is. The stage they encounter is depression, a process in which people choose to deal with emotional issues in harmful ways. Some may choose to starve themselves because of the grief and stress the parents put on them, even if they don 't realize they are doing so. According to the article “Protecting the Children of Divorce” by Diana Mahoney, research has shown that children with divorced parents are at high risk for anxiety, behavior problems and substance abuse. Both stress and anxiety are usually caused by bickering, calling the other parent a name, and not staying involved in their lives.
Parents do not realize in how hard it is for a child to deal with a divorce from their parents. In addition parents should understand that the divorce is affecting more their children than their personal lives. In a divorce may lead a child to have dramatically changes in a daily live; and the divorce can be stressful, sad, and confusing for kids of all ages. Children that experience a divorce have more chances on developing a psychological problem and bad behavior. Children suffer from the separation of their parents and their adulthood may be affected.
Divorce of parents causes many problems and affects children negatively. The loss of a parent can cause loss in knowledge, skills, and resources from the parents. They loose such things as support from the parent in finances, emotions, and care. Children tend to have a harder time dealing with a divorce the more divorces their parents go through. The better the parents adjust to these losses, the better the children will adjust, and the fewer problems that will come about.
Some children will place the blame entirely on themselves, while others who witness divorce will be more prone to look for love in strange places and develop violence in their own relationships. Another affect that divorce has on children is that it makes the child more likely to have troubles staying in long term relationships (Wallerstein, 1989). Young children especially, are unable to cope with the stress and drama of divorce and custody battles, leaving these children who experience divorce first hand, affected the worst (Whitehead.1998). When young people are exposed to the disturbance of divorce the psychological, emotional, and physical damages they endure remain with them for their entire lives and affect them negatively. Children and adults tend to view things that happen in their surroundings very differently.
Parental divorce has led a major impact on children’s life. The life that follows after divorce is significantly changed from how life was before. It is observed that divorce have unlike affect on young child and adolescent. Young child are closely c... ... middle of paper ... ...comfort an upset parent and 24 percent lie for one or the other reason. Results also concluded that one in 10 are involved in crime and 8 percent considered suicide.
Some children are constantly worrying while others are angry or sad. Little children with divorced parents tend to throw more tantrums than those children of married parents. Children cry more often and are not as happy when their parents are divorced. This can lead to mental instability when the child becomes older, having lower self-esteem which turns into bad behaviors or, and
Just imagine having to sell a home that one had put so much thought and work into, made so many memories with ones children, held so many family gatherings and holidays, all because of a divorce. That takes a psychological toll on a person. The thing that would more than likely impact a person is the fact that they can not spend as much time with their children as they did before. This leads to kids resenting their parents because they are not their for the children like the children wishes they would be. The financial aspect of a divorce is also major.
Children of divorce are more likely to suffer from behavioral, social, academic, and psychological problems than children raised in two-parent families. The actual separation of the family will be the initial crisis that a child must deal with but many issues such as economic hardship, moving, and other major issues may follow. Sarah McLanahan, a leading divorce researcher at Princeton University, has identified moving as one of the most damaging effects of divorce for children. That is because the children lose invaluable ties to friends that may be able to help them cope with the new stress they are faced with. McLanahan and Gary Sandefur conclude that up to 40% of the increased risk of being a high school drop out is attributed to moving as a result of divorce (Chira 01E).