In Alienation of Affection, Best Interest of the Child, Child Custody, Child Custody for fathers, Child Custody for Mothers, Child Support, Children and Domestic Violence, Childrens Rights, Civil Rights, Department of Social Servies, Divorce, Domestic Relations, Domestic Violence, due process rights, Family Court Reform, Family Rights, fathers rights, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Liberty, Marriage, motherlessness, mothers rights, National Parents Day, Non-custodial mothers, parental alienation, Parental Alienation Syndrome, Parental Kidnapping, Parental Relocation, parental rights, Parental Rights Amendment, Parentectomy, Parents rights, Protective Dads, Protective Parents, Restraining Orders, Rooker-Feldman Doctrine on September 21, 2009 at pm These days, it is hard to come by an individual who does not know someone who has been divorced, or who has not been divorced themselves.
(Peter Hill “Recent Advances in Selected Aspects of Adolescent Development” Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 1993) – Compared to children from homes disrupted by death, children from divorced homes have more psychological problems. Emery, Marriage, Divorce and Children’s Adjustment” Sage Publications, 1988) That statistic is truly amazing, isn’t it?A long term study released in 2002 by the Institute for American Values found that “unhappily married adults who divorced were no more likely to report emotional or psychological improvements than those who stayed married.According to this study, divorce does in fact NOT improve your emotional health. Half of all American children will witness the breakup of a parent’s marriage.Generally, if you use discretion and common sense and make an effort not to expose your children to your new boyfriend or girlfriend, it shouldn't be an issue. Maybe -- or maybe not It's interesting to note that second marriages have a higher divorce rate than first marriages.While the reason for this higher divorce rate is unknown, it could be that some of these second marriages got off to a rocky start, because the ex-spouses didn't deal with the emotional impact of their divorce, and aren't really ready for another relationship -- at least, not yet.