Yes, divorce is bad for children, but let’s not fetishise marriage at all costs | Suzanne Moore

Is parents staying together through gritted teeth really more beneficial to children?

We are all terribly concerned about the adverse affects of divorce on children – sometimes our own children, who we feel we have let down terribly. Today’s headlines will fuel the guilt of any person who has failed to stay married, for whatever reason. A survey by Resolution, an association of Family Lawyers, has been spun into a scare story about the awful cost of divorce for children. (Never mind the awful cost of lawyers, eh?) After a family split, your kids are more likely to be …read more

Source: Money: Divorce | theguardian.com

    

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