Artresah Lorzier, Chalyne Arvie, John Cunningham, Lynette Twilley
Williams-Owens, W. M. (2017). The behavioral effects divorce can have on children. Retrieved from https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/73b8/9ec69e2daedb58a9e36cb74593d5f4362b66.pdf
This paper discusses the behavioral effects on children that parents’ divorce or separate. There will be discussion on the long-term effects, and the behavioral problems that will come from divorced parents. In the United States 40% of children with have to deal with parents who get a divorce before they are 18 years of age. Many children who have to deal with divorce are subject to having built up stress. When a parent leaves the home that is taking stability away from the child, by the child dealing with such issues they are not able to learn with a healthy relationship will resemble. Studies show that even though older kids suffer from the divorce of their parents, younger children tend to suffer more.