Children’s behavior regarding divorce issue is correlated to the amount of time and quality of the relationship of each parent with kids before separation, the duration of conflicts between parents before divorce and capability of each parent to fulfill their children’s needs during their divorce period. Divorce does cause children to lose happiness and freedom, so they start seeking for happiness at the wrong places.There are a few negative impacts of divorce on children have been analyzed through multiple studies. Children will eventually start showing psychological and behavioral problems after their parents’ divorce. Thus problem begins at school. They are more likely to undergo depression and trauma that leads to poor academic achievements and higher probability of dropping out of school.
Young kids are developing unnecessary illnesses because of their parents. Millennials are also becoming very selfish and entitled because of hovering parents. Andrew Averill also supports this, “Feeling less competent was associated with students depression and decreased satisfaction, the research found.” (1) This text evidence emphasizes how students with helicopter parents have been linked with depression. Many college students are struggling without the help of their parents. On top of being without their parents they struggles with depression.
My first piece of evidence is how Harry Potter has a hard life is because when he was a toddler his parents died. That would make Harry’s life hard because they were not there for Him. When he felt different feelings or tried new things, his parents weren 't there. How would he be able to know what was right or wrong?, And what he should and should not do? The answer is, he would not be able to know.That shows that he has a hard life because he would not have those memories, and feelings of his parents and he could go down a bad path without them.
As the result, children may loss their self-esteem which is a critical development in their emotional aspect. According to some studies, when parents separate, children especially five to ten years old results to be one of the most unlucky persons by the fact that they lose the chance of having a happy family. People cannot blame a child who has no respect, low self-esteem, having a bad attitude, and dealing the world unjustly because we do not know their background. These children might have an ignorance of being a rightful people. They maybe not nourished by their parents well.
Another drawback for child labourers is the interference of education. In the future, these children become illiterates and remain behind, which takes away their opportunity of receiving high standard jobs. Hence, it results in a generation of poverty and child
Parenting styles is one factor that declines after divorce. ‘Both parents may be lonely or take on more financial responsibilities resulting in less effective parenting’ (Conger et al, 2000). ‘Due to the less effective parenting such as ineffective discipline, lack of empathy and nurturance may result in the child becoming less socially competent in conflict resolution’ (Conger et al, 2000). The relationship of the parents and children are not the only impacts. The child is more likely to associate with antisocial peers, become sexually active earlier in life and possibly have mental health problems.
Some do belong to a broken home, and we all know that to belong on a broken home is really hard. A child who does not feel loved and cared has a miserable life. Having a broken family can affect the life of a child who belong it, and also it is really hard to them to have this kind of problem. Some do commit suicide because they think this is the only solution for their problem, they don 't know where they will run and who will help them in times trouble. They feel they 're alone because their parents have less attention on them.
Gangs and poverty are some issues to the social environment. A fractured home environment is the main reason for children joining gangs. When children are not afforded the nurturing and support that is due, they tend to gravitate towards external sources, mainly gangs. Some of these parents are often employed single mothers or fathers, that may not have the time to properly nurture and socialise their children. Once these children join gangs, parental control diminishes, leaving the children to their own will (Seepersad and Bissessar 224).
According to Natacha Borgers (1996) “Children living in single-parent families were found to attain lower educational levels at the beginning of secondary education compared to children living in intact families.” This proves that single parenting affects children through their academic performance. When children’s academic performance is affected, it also affects their emotions as they see that due to the loss of a father figure or a mother figure, they think that they lost hope and are maybe depressed or they are very lonely. It is also related to the indicator; emotional impact. As the children were emotionally affected, this affects their daily way of life. According to Marriage.com (2017) “Being from a single parent family can have an impact on your child’s academic development.
Family crisis has caused the social control in children to be neglected. Parents who often argued will not be able to nurture and educate their children properly. This situation becomes worst when the parents are busy with the tasks at office until they ignore their responsibilities to watch over their children’s behavior. Social problems among teenagers become an increasingly worrying phenomenon that teenagers go through such as early pregnancy, suicidal and drug abuse. However, there are many helpful organizations trying to overcome the social problems among teenagers.