Cause And Effects Of Divorce On Children

804 Words 4 Pages
Cause and effect of Divorce on Children Divorce is a serious problem transmitted worldwide among the teenagers in United States and is not a good thing. The most important thing one needs to save marriage is trust and loyalty. Majority of couples decide to take a divorce due to many reasons such as, having an affair, disagree in taking decisions, less communication, change in behavior and stressfulness. Many children’s careers are affected by their parents’ decision of taking divorce. Some children react to their parents’ divorce according to their age. Young children do not react as they have no clue about the situation, and some teen children may react as they might think because of them they are taking divorce and feel guilty. They may …show more content…
If parents are happy, the child stays happy as they follow them and this might form a positive impact on the children. Couples discuss about the divorce with their family and friends; however, their friends also think divorce is the only way and so as parents decide to separate; their children may have to move and live in two different homes. They may have to change schools and have to manage their timings accordingly and there can be an increase in responsibility as well. Many children are affected emotionally due to divorce as a result many students drop out of schools and are more likely to stay in depression, which might form a negative impact on the child. Older siblings become more possessive and protective about their younger siblings, as they do not want their younger siblings to get disturbed by the environment. However, some children are made to choose one parent: mother or a father. If a daughter chooses to live with her father, she cannot share everything with her father; that might effect in not being enough mature and responsible. If son prefers to live with his mother, then he becomes more energetic. Every child needs love from both of their …show more content…
Some families suffer emotionally, mentally and financially. Financially low income couples suffer more rather than middle class couples as they may fail to fulfill their children’s needs, which can affect the child. As a single-parent, one has to work full time and because of that they may not be able to pay attention and give time on their child and thus, a child becomes dull in school. Parents fight on events such as, holidays, sports, marriages and many more. Because of the fighting, child does not enjoy the happiest moment. As a result, the child might be emotionally and physically disturbed and so behavioral problems may occur and it might be difficult to tackle them. If they get involve in alcohol and drug use, because of the emotional stress they might think one of the parents does not love them anymore. Some couples do not marry again as they have fear of loss and distrust. Some prefer a second marriage and start a new beginning of their life, but it can be harmful for the

Related Documents