The Effects of Parental Relationship and Parent-Child Relationship on Adolescents’ Self-Esteem in Divorce Family
Adolescents’ Self-esteem in Divorce Family
Past western researches have shown support on the associations of parental and parent-child relationships towards adolescents’ self-esteem (SE) in intact and divorce families. Some theories attributed that the qualities of these relationships do have influences on how adolescent evaluate themselves. Our research proposal will analyze the effects of these two relationships on adolescents’ SE by conducting a survey.
A study derives a suggestion in terms of whether the qualities of parent-child relationship and parental relationship have effects on the SE of the adolescents who live in an intact …show more content…
Despite of the positive effects of parental conflicts in the aforementioned theories, there are much more theorists emphasize on the negative effects on adolescents’ SE that marital conflicts are capable to generate.
The cognitive framework proposes mediates between parental conflict and adolescents’ SE which is based on adolescents’ recognitions and interpretations of their parents’ conflicts (Grych & Fincham, 1990). Instead of being passive observers of their parents’ conflicts, they are more likely to try to understand and to