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Also to understand the emotional harm to children of divorced parents. The main way to achieve this is to help the children maintain a close and secure relationship with both parents. Statement problem: A relationship is one factor compared to several that have an impact on children. Children are in a crucial time for cognitive, psychosocial and emotional transformation (Hines, 2007). These are all impacts that adolescents face and a parental divorce can make this process more difficult during these transformations.
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Trust is shaken when the child loses the the security of both parents living together, and girls and boys react differently to the divorce. “Girls feel a need for love and attention and fear abandonment, and be prone to both desire and anxiety” (Fagan & Churchill). It is a challenge for girls to make decisions about marriage and they ... ... middle of paper ... ...ind ways to support children of divorce and help support healthy trusting relationships and decrease the confusion that children feel. Children are the vulnerable ones in divorce and it is important to support the children. Works Cited Cameron, Leah “of Divorce, The Possible Negative Emotional and Psychological Consequences in Children ” ESSAI: Vol.
Through this explanation, I will demonstrate the harmful effects divorce has on children. Identity confusion is a main concern of children who have experienced divorce. Often time?s children feel responsible and blame themselves for their parents? actions. Felling guilt for actions that do not pertain to them can have lasting psychological effects.
Without the ability to cope with the stress of a divorce, children can be effected in multiple ways including a change in mentality, unacceptable behavioural traits and both short and long term emotional factors that will ultimately lead to a critical issue in child development. Mental Developmen... ... middle of paper ... ...For Better or for Worse: Divorce Reconsidered. New York. Lorenz, F., Wickrama, K., Conger, R., Elder, G., (2007). The Short-Term and Decade-Long Effects of Divorce on Women.
Not only do the children suffer emotionally, but some often suffer financially as well. Children’s age at the time of their parent’s divorce and children’s gender have emerged as important considerations in attempts to understand how experiencing parents’ divorce affects children’s adjustment (pg. 402). Breaking the news of a divorce to a child is never an easy situation for either parent involved. Some studies illustrate children whose parent’s divorce when they were in pre-school show more long-term ad... ... middle of paper ...
It is proposed that young adults who are from divorced homes dealt with more family conflict which diminished the relationship of parent and child resulting in negative attitudes toward marriage and relationships as a whole. However these individuals often date earlier in adolescence and marry younger. Specific Aim 1: To compare backgrounds of adults who experienced parental divorce as children and those who grew up in continuously intact families to see if there are correlations with their attitudes toward marriage and influence on marital success. Hypothesis 1: The research will show the will be a slight difference in attitudes of the two groups of people. The individ... ... middle of paper ... ...ivorce & Remarriage, 34(3-4), 71-87.