Here are the posts from the Adult Children of Divorce series based on the book by Elizabeth Marquardt, Between Two Worlds :The Inner Voices of Children of Divorce.
Part 1 - The introduction to Marquardt's book and the concept of "good" and "bad" divorces.
Part 2 - Children of divorced families often feel they really have no home.
Part 3 - Are there really "good" divorces? This post will examine that common belief and tell us what children of divorce really feel.
Part 4 - In an intact family parents work hard to present a unified approach in discipline and values. But in divorced homes there are often two sets of everything to confuse the child.
Part 5 - Often children of divorced families must worry about the feelings of each parent and keeping things together. Should this be a child's role?
Part 6 - Children of divorce often have to keep the secrets of one parent from the other parent.
Part 7 - Trust is often shattered in children of divorce.
Part 8 - This book is unique in that it asked adult children of divorce about their spiritual lives, both as children and now as adults.
Part 9 - The fifth commandement tells children to honor their parents. What does this mean to adult chidlren of divorce?
Part 10 - In the book's conclusion Marquardt argues that divorce does have a negative impact on children and there are no "good" divorces. She also reiterates her findings that 2/3 of all divorces are from low conflict homes. She appeals to parents not be so selfish and think for once about their children.
Part 11 - In this post I peresent a few of the 125 questions Marquardt and her survey partner, professor Norvel Glenn asked 1500 adult participants, both from divorced and intact families.
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