Question: How having divorced parents affects your relationships?

Persons raised in divorced families tend to have less positive attitudes towards marriage, and more positive attitudes towards divorce. This negative attitude about marriage leads to decreased commitment to romantic relationships, which in turn is related to lower relationship quality.

How does parental divorce affect adults?

In a study by Baker and Ben-Ami (2011), an adult sample whose parents divorced before the age of 15 were assessed on parent alienation strategies, and individuals who experienced parental alienation exhibited lower self-esteem, higher rates of depression, insecure attachment in relationships, and decreased self-

Is a parents divorce traumatic?

The effects of divorce on children include emotional trauma. A child may begin questioning if he is to blame for the parent leaving. This kind of loss can cause a child to question his own self-worth, and worry that the remaining parent will also leave. This is one of the many different effects of divorce on children.

What does it feel like to have divorced parents?

If your parents are divorcing, you may experience many feelings. Your emotions may change a lot, too. You may feel stressed out, angry, frustrated, or sad. You might feel protective of one parent or blame one for the situation.

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