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Essay on The Shocking Truths of Divorce

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An absence of a parent or a parent’s separation, divorce, when a child is developing, may affect the child’s future relationships. “Evidence shows that, on average, children who have experienced parental divorce score somewhat lower than children in first-marriage families on measures of social development, emotional well-being, self-concept, academic performance, educational attainment, and physical health” (Demo, Supple) Since there are high rates of divorce in America, I decided to write about it. Providing facts that might persuade the reader to think the way I do. Divorce is like a disease, it starts with a disagreement until the relationship is destroyed.
According to Princeton University, today less than half of children grow
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According to Supple, women have always assumed primary for child care. “Although it is true that women have always and everywhere assumed primary responsibility for the care of very young children, this responsibility has seldom precluded either their major involvement in subsistence provision or a substantial reliance upon other caretakers” (Lamb). Since the father has to supply the basic needs for the family and has to get a job. He doesn’t establish a relationship directly with the child, causing the child feeling the absence of a parent. Since there is no bond between father and child, when the infant grows up and notices that his peers have both parents attention. Then he starts having trouble in his own personal life, causing him/her to be insecure in their future roles as parents. “Evidence shows that, on average, children who have experienced parental divorce score somewhat lower than children in first-marriage families on measures of social development, emotional well-being, self-concept, academic performance, educational attainment, and physical health”.
“Marriages that end in divorce typically begin a process of unraveling, estrangement, or an emotional separation year before the actual legal divorce is obtained.” (Demo, Supple) Divorce might seem easy, but actually this process has various effects on the couple, and in the child [if present]. During the process there is usually a lot of fighting, and the children
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