Literature review, 17.11.17 Research question: How do children respond to divorce? OR How does divorce impact children’s wellbeing? How can parents treat their own good and their children’s good equally? Research objectives: (To assess whether divorce has an impact on children’s wellbeing (mentally + physically)) - explanatory To analyze and explain children’s behavior during and after a divorce (How? Why?)
Although divorce has become such a regular aspect of today 's relationships the effects can alter a child 's life unexpectedly and produce uncertainty. Divorce affects all the members of the family in varying and drastic ways, but children are generally the most affected by this life change. When a child is born into a divorce (like I was) there are not a lot of effects that are noticeable on the surface since the child has not experienced any other lifestyle. Studies do show, however, that young children who experience the actual divorce respond with regressive behavior. Even though it may not be as noticeable at this age, the divorce can leave a child with a fear of not being loved and results in behaviors of “acting out” to gain the attention of their parent’s.
Since divorce rates are increasing, the effects of divorce on children should be well researched especially that during the time where there parents are getting divorced they are still expected to attend school and live a regular life. In general There are a lot of psychological effects that divorce inflicts on children and teenagers. It can sometimes lead to very negative behavior and sometimes depression. ?. The significance of the study is to show the psychological effects of divorce on children and teenagers and to raise awareness that divorce is a serious social crises which should be avoided the significance of my research is the psychological effects of divorce on children and how does it affects them.
“Because of the long-reaching effects of divorce, follow up to families and a child of divorce is important to understanding interventions, and is reflected in many groups” (McConnell 1). Follow ups a year or more after counseling is ideal to comprehend the effects of treatments. Given this review of the literature, this study seeks to investigate the long-term effects of a group intervention for children of divorce including parents as compared with a group intervention that does not include parents. These sources share the same goal in unraveling the long-term effects children have with divorced parents. This problem has a lot of importance because this is an enormous problem with very large impacts on the youth of
Many years ago, there was a saying which was highlighted, divorce parents result in unhappy children and it is still moving around in society. Rate of divorce has started to increase when some parents only concern about their own self-interest and children are paying price for their action as a result. The effect of divorce in family is an important issue that should be handled properly to maintain the welfare of the children. “Divorce is no longer taboo but it still damages children and for some children the suffering goes on into adulthood and even old age”. (Doughty.S., 2012) Even though the word divorce is common nowadays, it is still considered as a social disgrace which leads to family breakdown and the children continues to face irreparable
Bad childhood experiences negatively affect adulthood. The effects of bad childhood experiences build up and may impact their child’s life, and can traumatize the child that is ongoing and long-lasting. Divorce can introduce a big change into the child’s life no matter the age. Having to witness the loss of love between the parents, arguing, and the getting into divorce can change their child’s behavior and often make them feel depressed. A research on children and divorce it states that children from divorced parents suffer physically and academically.
This study focuses on the effects of parent separation to students emotion, behavior and academics with the use of Books, Internet, Journals as our references we were able to gather enough and reliable sources needed for this literature. Behavior “Behavior is the way in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially toward others”.Parents’ separation can be good or bad, depending on the grounds or reasons of separation. Nowadays considered to be a world of Facebook and Instagram are considered the most critical one. Children if they are being faced with significant challenge or problem redirected their attention to gadgets, or device or some other technology they believed will entertain them, will make them happy instead to talking it out their feeling to someone. Through this social media accounts behavior of students
Introduction Divorce has negative consequences which includes the damaged self-esteem. However, when the conflict of parents lasts, the greater the impact is to the child. Many children were traumatized in conflict during divorce. Thus, the separation of husband and wife affects a child’s fear on troubles. To prove this point, the researcher begins with defining what divorce is.
Child abuse has been linked to poor physical, emotional, and mental development. (Physical Abuse, n.d) The longer physical abuse of a child continues, the more serious the outcome. The initial impacts of physical abuse are difficult and emotionally traumatic for the child. The long-term results of physical abuse effect on the child
Most spouses going through a divorce care deeply about their children, and want what is best for them. In some cases, parents will stay in an unhappy marriage in an effort to try to protect their children. The effect that an unhappy home can have on children can be worse than the effects of a divorce. If a couple stays in an unhappy marriage, there will be much more tension for a longer period of time. Also, children can take after their parents’ unhappiness.