The Baggage Adult Children of Divorce Carry

Margaret McCarthy, National Catholic Register, 5/18/2012

[Elizabeth] Marquardt, based at the Institute for American Values in New York City, is largely responsible for breaking the silence on divorce. Marquardt brought to light its most basic problem: the sense of "homelessness" that divorce generates in the child. At the conference Marguardt and fellow researchers, including University of Virginia's Brad Wilcox,, and David Blankenhorn, author of The Future of Marriage, described the destructive impact his experience of "homelessness" has wrought on this generation.

Subjects: Marriage, Divorce, Children of divorce

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