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51 The real reasons why marriage is broken
Nancy Kaffer - Lansing State Journal, 14 April 2015. [14-04-2015]
What’s happening in marriage — why a still-significant number of people choose to end them, why many decide to opt out altogether — is bigger than who does the dishes, or gives the baby a bath. It’s a renegotiation of the social contract, of what the institution of marriage means.
52 Divorce can 'triple risk' of children getting diabetes
The Telegraph, 9 April 2015. [11-04-2015]
A study carried out in Sweden analysed more than 10,000 families with children aged between two and 14 who did not already have the condition and also looked at factors including whether there was any family conflict, change of family structure, interventions from social services or unemployment.
53 Why shared-parenting legislation makes sense
Ned Holstein - Real Clear Politics, 21 March 2015. [22-03-2015]
In this age of gender role convergence, people are often surprised to learn just how often courts currently favor one parent over the other. In fact, sole custody is awarded to one parent in about 83 percent of cases, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, thus creating a single parent and a “visitor.”
54 How to help children through your divorce
Gail Gross - The Huffington Post, 19 March 2015. [20-03-2015]
School-age children ages 6 through 12 can be highly impacted by divorce. Children of this age group are trying to integrate their parents’ separation. This can be only done in relation to their own stage of development. It is most important at this time that you do not speak negatively about your ex-spouse. That can only serve to confront your child’s own sense of self and identity. The better you and your ex can get along after divorce, the easier it is for your children to adjust.
55 The impact of divorce on children of different ages
Gail Gross - The Huffington Post, 12 March 2015. [13-03-2015]
Children of all ages react to divorce, and are influenced by the environment parents create before, during, and after divorce. The better that children can understand the concept of what is happening, the easier it is to integrate their fear and grief. This can help them adjust at any age; however, it is important to remember that children of different ages will have different understandings of what divorce means and they will react differently to divorce. The developing brain of early childhood can be very vulnerable to stress, and school-age children who are in the process of developing their own identities may be negatively impacted from the stress hormone cortisol that can change brain architecture and impulse control if sustained over a long enough period of time.
56 Purposeful parenthood
Isabel V. Sawhill - Brookings, 26 February 2015. [01-03-2015]
Fifty years ago, in 1965, Daniel Patrick Moynihan presciently warned that the breakdown of the family was becoming a key source of disadvantage in the African American community. He received intense criticism at the time. Yet the trends he identified have not gone away. Indeed, they have “trickled up” to encompass not just a much larger fraction of the African American community but a large swath of the white community as well. Still, the racial gaps remain large.
57 How to protect children from the effects of divorce
John Sharry - The Irish Times, 24 January 2015. [25-01-2015]
There are positive things separating parents can do to minimise the negative impact of marital breakdown on children. Children are vulnerable at this time, but also resilient. Parents may be upset or angry while going through separation, but they are nearly always well-intentioned towards their children too.
58 Access to quality parenting after divorce
Lora Lee - South China Morning Post, 20 January 2015 [20-01-2015]
Each family is unique. In order to reconstruct your lives as two families so that your children can thrive, you need to consider all the options and reach an outcome that is in the best interests of your children and the two of you. Access arrangements need to be adjusted for the changing needs of the children, and it’s hard for the courts to compel a parent to honour an arrangement.
59 Stop turning children against divorced fathers
Neil Lyndon - The Telegraph, 14 January 2015. [15-01-2015]
Thousands of divorced fathers are eliminated from their children's lives because of the ‘implacable hostility’ of mothers with custody. Some psychologists have written about ‘Parental Alienation Syndrome’ but that designation is not recognised by the courts. The phenomenon is so broadly overlooked in the family law system that no official figures exist for the numbers of children it may affect.
60 It's never too late to mend
Ellen Huerta - The Huffington Post, 4 January 2015. [05-01-2015]
I often talk about the romantic breakups that inspired my website ‘Mend’, but my parents’ divorce was really the most influential breakup in my life. The breakup of my family taught me more about mending and resilience and forgiveness than any loss of a romantic partner ever has. Until very recently, it felt too raw and painful to write about.
61 Marriage is still on the rocks
Kay Hymowitz - Time, 3 December 2014. [06-12-2014]
The divorce surge is over. (Or most people believe it is: this paper offers an alternate take.) In truth, the rise in divorce has been over for 20 years. Divorce rates peaked in the early 1980s when Ronald Reagan was president and the Internet was only a mite in the eye of wierdos hanging out in California garages.
62 Holidays, family and divorce
Kate Solomon - The Huffington Post, 25 November 2014. [26-11-2014]
Holidays, family and divorce come with great complexity. This year, the author has finally developed the tools to navigate through it. Given that she grew up with divorced parents, she has learned a lot through that experience and been able to apply tactics - in her own post-divorce holiday times.
63 Exam results "suffering" after parental break-up
Resolution, 24 November 2014. [25-11-2014]
Young people feel their exam results are suffering as a direct result of parental break-up, according to a major new survey of teens and young adults. The survey of 14-22 year olds also finds that parental separation is leading young people to turn to alcohol and skipping lessons, while some admit to experimenting, or thinking about experimenting, with drugs.
64 The divorce-proof marriage
Olga Khazan - The Atlantic, 14 October 2014. [15-10-2014]
A diamond is forever, but an expensive engagement ring means the marriage might not last that long. According to a new study, spending between $2,000 and $4,000 on an engagement ring is significantly associated with an increase in the risk of divorce.
65 Children of divorce want 'open access'
Lois M. Collins - Deseret News, 9 October 2014. [09-10-2014]
Parents who prioritize routine after divorce to afford their children stability may not be giving them what they really need. Research says children have a very different take on what it takes to thrive post-divorce.
66 What children need most when their parents divorce
The Huffington Post, 6 October 2014. [06-10-2014]
When parents go through a divorce, children’s psychological needs greatly increase as they live in the middle of an emotional (and perhaps economic) roller coaster filled with guilt, fear and confusion. Dr. Phil explains the most profound needs of children during this challenging time.
67 Marital woes hit children of rich harder than poor
Karla Zabludovsky - Newsweek, 10 September 2014. [11-09-2014]
Families with greater wealth experience a more precipitous shift in financial circumstances when parents separate or divorce than those with few economic resources, leading to more behavior problems, such as aggression and defiance, researchers concluded in a new study.
68 Amicable divorce "is just as damaging for children"
Steve Doughty - Daily Mail, 3 September 2014 [04-09-2014]
Divorcing parents who try to maintain an amicable relationship for the sake of their children are doing nothing to help them, a major study suggests. The findings undermine a Government-backed consensus that the harm caused to children by separating parents can be limited if the couple remain friends.
 
Studies
69 The impact of family structure on children: Effects of divorce
Jane Anderson - The Linacre Quaterly, 2014. [20-08-2018]
The best scientific literature to date suggests that, with the exception of parents faced with unresolvable marital violence, children fare better when parents work at maintaining the marriage. Consequently, society should make every effort to support healthy marriages.
70 The long-term effect of parental separation on childhood poverty
Marion Leturcq and Lidia Panico - INED, September 2016. [23-07-2018]
In this paper, the British Millennium Cohort Study is used to consider how parental separation affects the experience of childhood poverty and multi-domain deprivation over a relatively long period of time.
71 The positive impact of women’s employment on divorce
Daniele Vignoli, Anna Matysiak, Marta Styrc and Valentina Tocchioni - Demographic Research, 21 March 2018. [24-03-2018]
The aim of this study is to deepen our understanding of the nexus between women’s employment and divorce in a comparative perspective.
72 Changing partnership patterns, housing and new social vulnerabilities
Hill Kulu and Júlia Mikolai - Population Europe, December 2017. [19-01-2018]
Increasing divorce and separation rates have major implications for current and future levels of housing inequality, patterns of social stratification and opportunities for spatial mobility.
73 Ireland’s national shared parenting survey
One Family, June 2017. [30-06-2017]
‘One Family’ devised and conducted Ireland’s first national Shared Parenting Survey in response to a lack of public debate and narrative around shared parenting in modern Ireland. Over one thousand women and men who share parenting, or who have attempted to, responded.
74 Helping children and families deal with divorce
George J. Cohen, Carol C. Weitzman - Pediatrics, december 2016. [17-06-2017]
Children and their parents can experience emotional trauma before, during, and after a separation or divorce. Often, referral to professionals with expertise in the social, emotional, and legal aspects of the separation and its aftermath may be helpful for these families.
75 Money, work, and marital stability
Alexandra Killewald - American Sociological Association August 2016. [09-08-2016]
The results of this study suggest that financial factors, including couples’ overall resources and wives’ ability to support themselves in the event of a divorce, are not predictive of whether marriages last. Rather, it is couples’ division of labor—paid and unpaid—that is associated with the risk of divorce.
 
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