The Effects Of Divorce

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The many health issues of a divorce can be related to an earlier death or an overall less healthy lifestyle (Sohn 2015). The effects of a divorce are seen more in women and are seen in men, but men are not nearly as affected as women are (Dahl et al. 2015:466). The reasons vary but in most cases a huge reason is the fact that women are more likely to continue to be the main caregiver to the children. The gender roles instilled to each individual plays a huge part into how they learn to handle issues like these kinds (Meltzer 2011:151).
Social media in now an aspect of life that contributes to a slower healing process that can cause physiological and psychological pain within the individuals (Clayton et al. 2013:719). This is important new
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They face many psychological challenges that cause a sociological problem for the entirety of divorce. In many studies, those of divorced families are likely to take the same steps in their parents footsteps (Meltzer 2011:149). The passing on of divorce is almost genetic when it comes to the statistics as well. This can be explained by social learning theory however as many just repeat the actions of what they have seen others do (Gatins et al. 2014:248) They do not get the chance to learn what a healthy relationship looks like before trying to have one of their …show more content…
It can be as simple as just being unsatisfied with the other person, or escaping a physical or verbally abusive spouse (Allemand et al. 2015). Divorce may also present a risk to the person initiating it sometimes, but the risk is usually worth the result and make create a better social environment for the person initiating it (Kennedy and Ruggles 2014). Not all marriages were made to last, but all people involved in marriages have the right to continue their pursuit of happiness and divorce can hasten this journey of finding happiness once again.
In modern society people have become more selective of partners because many more people wait longer to get married, usually after the completion of college or other career building opportunities. This has allowed for better quality of marriages to be had and this is something needed in order to fight against becoming a statistic (Kennedy and Ruggles 2014). The data shows that less people get married even with life events happening such as teenage pregnancy that would usually end with a young couple getting

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