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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Math Skills Linked to Parental Divorce?

From USA Today:

Young children of divorce are not only more likely to suffer from anxiety, loneliness, low self-esteem and sadness, they experience long-lasting setbacks in interpersonal skills and math test scores, new research suggests.

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This one is kind of a no-brainer. Pyschologists and sociologists have for decades conducted studies about the short-time and long-term effects divorce has on children. Time and time again, the results of the studies have shown that divorce negatively impacts the child. Divorce has a negative effect on the child's self-esteem and emotional / mental health...again, nothing new being revealed in the results of this study.

Posted by: Oklahoma City Divorce | Jun 24, 2011 9:33:39 AM

Divorce is hard on young people, there is no denying that reality.

Posted by: Divorce Attorneys Tulsa | Aug 26, 2011 7:33:12 PM

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