Excerpt from Children and Divorce “Children would rather be from a broken home than live in one.” Dr. Phil According to statistics, two-thirds of children who reach the age of 18 can expect to live in a divorced home. Divorce causes children to lose something that is crucial to their development, “the family framework”. The […]
Children and Divorce
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