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How Children of Divorce Can Turn the Tide

Check out my post, “How Children of Divorce Can Turn the Tide” on the Coalition for Divorce Reform web site. Or check other new posts on the home page.

Recently, I wrote about how being a child of divorce is a risk factor for early death, as reported in the eye-opening book, The Longevity Project. As a child of divorce myself, I was dismayed to learn that children whose parents divorced during childhood died an average of five years earlier than children from intact families. However, some of the children of divorce in the study were resilient enough to avoid this result. Read the rest of the post here to learn the details.