The children of divorce
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The children of divorce the loss of family as the loss of being by Andrew Root

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Published by Brazos in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English


  • Divorce -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Divorce,
  • Loss (Psychology) in children -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Children of divorced parents -- Psychology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementAndrew Root.
LC ClassificationsBT707 .R66 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24011099M
ISBN 109780801039140
LC Control Number2010000043

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Marquardt begins the book stating what is obvious to all children of divorce, but is often overlooked by so many others - that while divorce is perceived by most to be an ending (the end of a marriage relationship), from the child's perspective, it is the beginning of a life-long struggle for security, meaning, identity and by: "For I hate divorce, says the Lord" (Malachi ). In Primal Loss, adult children explain the life-long impact of learning that horrific concept that "love stops" because their parents voices must not be snuffed out by the political correctness that has silenced the suffering brought on by actions that are deemed sinful by the Church/5(77). Through poignant real-life stories and probing exercises, this book offers an invaluable road map for anyone still struggling with hurt and confusion by their parents’ divorce. A must-read for all adult children of divorce.” —Stephanie Staal, author of The Love They Lost: Living with the Legacy of Our Parents’ Divorce/5(9). In Leila Miller’s book, Primal Loss, 70 now-adult children of divorce give their candid and often heart-wrenching answers to eight questions, including: What were the main effects of your parents’ divorce on your life? What do you say to those who claim that “children are resilient” and “children are happy when their parents are happy”?

Children's books about divorce or separation can be a helpful tool to help kids make sense of what's happening, process and talk about their feelings. The impact of divorce was also reflected when analyzing families by race, with 85% of African-American children and 63% of white children born into the bottom third of the income ladder remaining in the bottom third as adults if their parents divorce. "Adult Children of Divorce" by Drs. Jeffery Zimmerman & Elizabeth Thayer This book, compared with the above, felt more like a clinical textbook than a compassionate story. It covered much of the same ground as the two books I've mentioned already, but with much less depth and a frequent attempt to say "Yes this was bad, but here's something. Root redirects efforts for assisting children of divorce to first address this fundamental experience. This unique book examines the impact of divorce not only from a theological and spiritual perspective but also from a young person's perspective. It will benefit those who have experienced divorce and those who minister to children of divorce.

Children. Child Development Specialists; Talking with Children About Divorce; Books About Children; Books For Children About Divorce; The Best of Parents; Divorce That Works for Children; Divorce Mediation: Saving the Children; Divorce and The Adolescent; Parenting Magazine – “Q&A” College Financial Aid / Plans. I am talking about the children of divorce. M.D., is a psychiatrist and the author of The Intelligent Divorce book series. Online: DIVORCE DURING COVID - A FREE WEBINAR, Facebook, LinkedIn.   Preschool Children’s Books About Divorce The Enormous Suitcase by Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko. Munsch is a classic Canadian picture book author, and this novel is a funny take on a difficult : Rachel Rosenberg. 10 Books for Kids Experiencing Divorce Books can be quite valuable for helping children and teenagers better understand and cope with a variety of issues, including the subject of divorce. Reading about characters who are going through the same thing and experiencing the same reactions, can truly go a long way toward helping kids to identify.