Essay on The Divorce Of A Parent 's Second Marriage

1275 Words Oct 15th, 2015 null Page
Throughout life, adolescents face difficult decisions. Adolescents’ decisions are influenced by advice given by their parents. Divorce is becoming more common in America now than any other time in history. Throughout divorce the main focus is not on the children, but they are the main ones who suffer emotionally, physically, and mentally. “50% of all North-American children will witness the divorce of their parents. Almost half of them will also see the breakup of a parent’s second marriage.” ( Children should never have to experience any kind of pain nor should they have to mature faster than normal. Kids should be allowed to have a childhood full of fun and happiness, not the stress of a divorce of their parents. “Half of all divorces involve children.” ( Many problems, including psychological distress, engaging in poor decisions, and separation anxiety, may arise in adolescents as a result of divorced parents. Children are often the main ones who are affected during the process of their parents’ divorce. Psychological distress is common in many children who experience divorce. Trust issues arise when parents separate, especially if one parent cheats or lies to the other. If one parent is courageous enough to lie or cheat on the opposing parent, then what damage could the parent who is doing wrong do to the child? Children are put under loads of stress due to divorce. Kids tend to stress because they are worried…

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