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The Effects of Divorce on America « Marriage & Family « Downloads

Date postedOctober 18, 2010
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Each year, over 1 million American children suffer the divorce of their parents. Mounting evidence in social science journals demonstrates that the devastating physical, emotional, and financial effects that divorce is having on children will last well into adulthood and affect future generations. Among these broad and damaging effects are increased instances of abused, poor academic performance, higher rates of poverty, and lower rates of religiosity.