Children of Divorce Still Suffering Decades Later

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(Christian Institute) Children whose parents divorced are still suffering from the damaging effects into their 50s, new research has indicated.

A report published by the International Longevity Centre UK found that the consequences of family breakdown do not “wear off.”

It adds to the overwhelming evidence showing the serious damage of divorce.

The research, in collaboration with government-funded group Uncertain Futures, found that children who experience adversity such as divorce, illness or neglect are more likely to be unemployed in their 50s.

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  • Nidalap

    Divorce was never God’s plan regarding marriage.
    As always, deviating from it causes harm to all involved…

  • Robin Egg

    Oftentimes the children blame themselves whether or not the parents assure them it isn’t their fault. It’s like broken vessels.