Divorce And Its Effects On Children

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Divorce is a touchy subject for some people to discuss, although it is an issue that is occurring very often in people’s lives today. A divorce can affect everyone involved, including the children, unfortunately. Divorce and its effects set a bad example to children and their future lives as young adults, along with having life-long effects from the divorce because of things that they experienced during it. The different causes of a divorce have multiple effects on the children who are experiencing it, including problems that lead to psychological and emotional effects, behavioral issues, problems with school, and problems with future relationships. Children tend to ponder on how to remove his or her self from the situation of a divorce because they feel as if they are responsible. They feel that if they, the problem, are away from the situation, the problem will be solved. As a result, some children run away to distance themselves from the divorce. This, of course, does not solve the problem by any means. But sometimes, children are too young or blind to the situation, and do not realize that the divorce is not their fault. Occasionally, as a last resort, children feel the need to remove themselves from the situation by suicide. This is something that no one wants to happen to a child because of a divorce, but it occurs more than people think. Issues like such leave emotional damage to children over something that is not their fault. Another effect that a divorce has
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