Essay on Divorce : A Small Group Of People

2533 Words Oct 6th, 2016 11 Pages
When I was a child, I used to think everyone would grow up, get married, and live a happy life. I now believe that you can get married and have a happy life, but I found out this is not always the case for some. Many people do get married and may or may not have children, but a large number of those people get a divorce. A number of studies have recently suggested between 40 and 50 percent of marriages end in divorce (Issitt 2). That number not only shocked me but also made me realize how lucky I am to have parents who are together. Since there are a large number of divorces, that means there are many broken families out there. Although divorce may seem of concern to only a small group of people, it should, in fact, concern anyone who cares about other people 's wellness. When it comes to the topic of whole families are more beneficial than broken families, most of us will readily agree they both can be good depending on the situation. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of which one is more beneficial. Whereas some are convinced whole families are more beneficial, others maintain that they think broken families are more beneficial because it is safe that way if the parents do not get along. Having a whole family has more benefits than a broken family because in whole families you get more support, always have two parents around, less stress, and less complexity. These examples are important because if you have all of them you will be more…

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