Negative Effects Of Divorce

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“Such silence has an actual sound, the sound of disappearance” (Suzanne Finnamore 2013). Marriage is a wonderful thing condoned by God, until it takes a turn for the worst. When there is no way of mending the two depleted spirits, the problems lead to divorce. Divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body. In today’s society, divorce is a common fate of marriages. Divorce is detrimental, and it can change many things including children, money, and lifestyle. When two people are no longer married, they understand that “until death do us part” was not the truth. All around the world divorce rates have been rising precipitously. The termination of a marriage is a legal act that may not always correspond to a couple’s emotional values. Divorce is typically a painful process for all concerned. Although it can take adults time to regain their psychological equilibrium and emotional stability, whether or not children ever fully recover continues to be debated. Post-divorce hostility between adults, aside from directly harming kids is a sure indicator that the emotional and physical bonding of their marriage has disintegrated. Furthermore, divorce may cause children to develop scars that remain…show more content…
Usually, the younger the child is during the divorce period, the higher the chance is of them being affected.” (Lauren Hansen, 9 negative effects divorce reportedly has on children). Studies show that in the year 2010, about 60% of children who have divorced parents graduate from high school by the age of 20 as opposed to the 78% of children from two parent homes that graduate in the same amount of time (Lauren Hansen, 9 negative effects divorce reportedly has on children). According to this research, children have trouble coping with their new lifestyles, and this effects them greatly in the classroom
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