Parents in separation ask themselves &ldquot;How does divorce affect children?&rdquot; Most of the time they are very concerned about their well being.
Parents wonder whether their decision will affect the happiness or even health of their children. Reliable information about the effects on children is still being assembled by sociologists and psychologists, but a number of important factors can already be mentioned.
One of the most important factor is the age of the child at the time of the divorce. The effects of divorce on children are many. How does divorce affect children at different ages?
How does divorce affect the different genders? Furthermore, the child's gender and personality play are important factors. Especially girls tend to have difficulties accepting a new partner for their mother.
We should consider the amount of conflict between parents during and after the divorce.
The support provided by friends and family during the whole period.
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