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My Divorced Parents Essay Examples
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My Parents' Divorce
When my parents first got a divorce I was mad at first, but then I was kind of ok with it because I got to see my dad every week. But, then I moved. I was so mad when I had to move, and I only got to see my dad once a year after I moved. How would you feel if you only saw your dad once a year? Would you miss your dad if you...
My Most Stressful Situation: Dealing with My Divorced Parents
As the weekend approaches, most kids find themselves torn between going to the mall, movies, or football game; as “my” weekend approaches, I’m torn between finding an equilibrium between spending time with my divorced parents. Trying to find an equal middle is hard when your parents are divorced. It’s not which parent you...
Behavioral Problems Inflicted on Children by Divorce in Today's Society
How divorce can affect children and teens while growing up in today's society. Most of the information is gathered from parents and their observations of their children, but parents who have had marital problems may have an altered psychological well being and therefore affect the results negatively. (Journal of the Amer...
A Recount of Growing Up in a Broken Home
My dad and I did not talk for three years. He has a new life and family. Statistics show that seven out of ten marriages end in divorce. Why couldn't my parents' marriage have been one of those three exceptions? My parents' divorce has been a significant event in my life that has made me mature faster, become more independe...
The Role and Importance of Parenting
Parenting William Pike Professor Farley Orn 1010 30 March 2010 Parents understand the difficulty of being a good supportive parent to all of their children. Like many things in life, parenting is an art and a science. Divorced parents face additional problems in being able to discipline children at a distance. Div...
An Essay on American Children of Divorced Parents
Each year, over 1 million American children suffer the divorce of their parents; moreover, half of the children born this year to parents who are married will see their parents divorce before they turn 18. Mounting evidence in social science journals demonstrates that the devastating physical, emotional, and financial effec...
An Analysis of Explaining Divorce To Children of Different Ages Whose Parents Are Getting Separated
A young child sits on his bed with tears rolling down his face. His mother and father stare at him with a distraught look on their face. The little boy asks, "If parents stop being married, can they decide not to be a mommy or a daddy anymore?" His mother leans over and gives the little boy a hug and replies,...
World Views and Values
Different family structures shape the way individuals view the world and determine what one values as a good society. The many different family structures that shape the way an individual views the world and what values that person puts into a good society are based on many factors. These factors include, but are not limite...
A Discussion on Having Black Parents
I was late for school, and my father had to walk me in to class so that my teacher would know the reason for my tardiness. My dad opened the door to my classroom, and there was a hush of silence. Everyones eyes were fixed on my father and me. He told the teacher why I was late, gave me a kiss goodbye and left for work. As I...
The Three Classic Parenting Patterns
Research on the web three classic parenting patterns (authoritarian, authoritative, permissive). Summarize the main points of each perspective and name the sites visited. Developmental Psychologists have been interested in the different ways parents raise their children since at least the 1920s. During my research I fou...