Divorce and its effect on teenagers
When parents are divorced they really think of their children? Do they consider the implications of divorce on their children? What should be the priority during the divorce? Below is the story of Craig a young lady who shares her feelings about her parents’ divorce.
“A message from my mother's divorce lawyer I was surprised. Things were bad between my parents, and my mom had already threatened to divorce my dad once that year. Before things turned sour, I thought my family was completely normal. My friends had even commented that my family was perfect. It turns out, not so much it was hard for me to understand why they were doing this to my sister and me. I did not know how to react there were all
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But parents may not notice it because they have many things to think about during the process of the divorce. Therefore, parents should take steps to maintain the mental and physical health of the children during and after the divorce. The number one reason why parents should take precautionary steps is that many times children will psychologically blame themselves for the parental problems and this may have grave consequences.……. is Divorce can be painful for all family members even for close friends but for a teen it should be something inexplicable even if their parents have problems. That is why a psychologist or counselor could help them going through the big change. Many teenagers will blame themselves for their parents’ behavior because it is emotionally easier to deal with. It is common for teens to formulate beliefs about how their behavior is the reason their parents are divorcing. (Hudson Chris1) For youths can be easier to build a reason for them to understand why their parents are getting divorced which is that the marriage failure is because of their badly behavior. Some kids feel guilty about what happened or wish they had prevented arguments by cooperating more within the family, doing better with their behavior, or getting better grades. (Teens Health 1) Sometimes people decide to divorce because they realize