scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,658
What is Truly Best Our generation sees divorce as the first resort not the last At one point in time a married couple having problems in their marriage would choose to stay together for no other reason than because it might hurt the children Today children are insignificant and are often dealt with like any other asset in a divorce You might expect to hear one parent say to the other All right you get the kids but I get that couch and matching chair we bought last year Parents who decide to go through a divorce think they are doing what is best for their children and themselves They assume their kids will have no problem bouncing back to a healthy and happy life Our current society in general also has this idea but psychologist Judith Wallerstein would say differently She reports that too often children of divorce pay for their parents breakup for years to come in both psychological and economical ways Wallerstein is one of the nations leading experts on divorce so she should know For over 25 years now she has been following a group of 131 children whose parents split up Wallerstein makes another conclusion besides childrens long-term prospects that follow divorce Children dont need their parents to like each other They dont even need them to be especially civil They need them to stay together for better or worse Physical abuse substance addiction and other severe pathologies cannot be tolerated in any home Absent these however a lousy marriage at least where the childrens welfare is concerned beats a great divorce Biography p79 Yet our generation as a whole does not seem to share her opinion A TimeCNN poll was taken in the year 2000 where they asked the following questions Do you agree or disagree that for the childrens sake parents should stay together and not get a divorce even if the marriage isnt working Are children better
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA