By Constance Ahrons
What is the true legacy of divorce? to reply to this question, Constance Ahrons, Ph.D., interviewed 100 and seventy-three grown youngsters whose divorcing mom and dad she had interviewed two decades past for her landmark examine, the foundation of which was once the hugely acclaimed booklet the nice Divorce . What she has realized is either heartening and significant.
Challenging the stereotype that kids of divorce are emotionally afflicted, drug abusing, academically challenged, and another way failing, Dr. Ahrons unearths that the majority youngsters can and do adapt, and that many even thrive within the face of relations switch. even if divorce is rarely effortless for any kinfolk, she exhibits that it doesn't need to wreck kid's lives or result in a kin breakdown. With the perception of those grown little ones and the recommendation of this talented kin therapist, divorcing mom and dad will locate necessary highway maps choosing either the advantages and the harms to which postdivorce kids are uncovered and, finally, what they could do to keep up kin bonds.