Although laws are gradually changing, most children spend more time with one custodial parent and obviously have less time with each parent overall. Interestingly, Leon found results that were remarkably similar to Amato's, noting that children with divorced parents tended to be associated with developmental problems such as being withdrawn or having behavior problems.
Because about half of marriages today end in divorce and nearly all adults have been married at least two times, Amato points out that divorce "has major implications for the settings in which children are nurtured and socialized" pg.
Blended families have issue that manifest in form of the cohesion and the interactions with the community Snyder, Journal of the American Medical Association — Parental divorce and interpersonal trust in adult offspring. Effects of Divorce on Society Divorce adversely affects society by 1.
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Married people have more civic responsibility, are more likely to volunteer in service projects, and are more likely to be involved in schools and churches National Crime Victimization Survey The effects of divorce on children. Family structure, family processes, and adolescent delinquency: The significance of parental absence versus parental gender.
However, with the introduction of no-fault divorce laws, it is likely that the child has not experienced severe levels of parental discord, so the divorce has more adverse effects on the child.
The child may lose family traditions, celebrations, and daily routines. Late-life divorce: Its impact on family rituals.