Divorce And Its Effects On Children Essay

1012 Words Mar 31st, 2016 5 Pages
Velena Clark, 27, in a recent interview, expressed her opinion on divorce and the impact it has on children as well as the divorcee. She states;
“ I believe that divorce is a permanent solution that should also be a last resort in every marriage. Before marriage, question yourself; Is it worth it? Have you put everything into your marriage? Have you made an effort to fix the problems? Have you exorted your resources to repair the relationship? And most importantly, with your children in mind, how will your children handle the situation? In many cases divorce is more than necessary if mental and physical abuse to you or anyone is involved. After the Divorce of my parents, living became tough. My mother moved to America to help provide a foundation for her three children, Farrah, Steve, and myself, so that when we moved overseas, we would have a place to live, food to eat, and a place to sleep. My father on the other hand, never really had anything to do with us, so we were forced to live with my aunt who wasn 't really the fairest person to live with. I did majority of the chores, and cleaning while my cousins were able to do anything they wanted. So it was rough.”

According to McKinleyIrving,com/Familylaw, “50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. In America, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. That 's nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces per week and 876,000 divorces a year. The average length of a marriage that ends in divorce…

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