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Divorce or Not
An assessment of whether a couple with a four-year old child in an unhappy marriage, should divorce or not.
# 107066 | 1,176 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 19, 2008 in Child, Youth Issues (Effects of Divorce)


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Description:

This paper assesses, through the use of critical thinking skills, the dilemma of a couple who, due to marital unhappiness seek a divorce. The couple have been married for approximately seven years and they have a four-year old daughter. The paper relates that both of the parents have been in marriage counseling, and presently are living separately from one another. The paper assumes that there are no major problems in this marriage.

Outline:
Objective
Introduction
Divorce and Happiness Outcomes
Investigation of Formerly Unhappy Marriages and How These Marriages Survived
Last Considered But Certainly Not the Least among Considerations
Summary & Analysis

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Kupelian, D. (2005) How America Can End Its Divorce Epidemic. World Net Daily 7 April 2005. http://www.stolenvows.com/epidemic.htm
  • Waite, L.J.; Browning, D.; Doherty, W.J.; Gallagher, M.; Luo, Ye; and Stanley, S.(2002) Does Divorce Make People Happy? Findings from a Study of Unhappy Marriages. Institute for American Values. 2002, New York, NY http://www.americanvalues.org/UnhappyMarriages.pd
  • Mize, L.K.; Nelson, K.; Sutter, E.; and Mize, M.J. (2005) Reflections on Distressed Couples Contemplating Divorce One Study of the Structured Separation Process. https://www.haworthpress.com/store/ArticleAbstract.asp?sid=P2GMMQ6MFMRL9L1W2DV2TCHUUD3N90X7&ID=61027.
  • Wallerstein, Judith S.; and Lewis, Julia M. (2004) The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: Report of a 25-Year Study. Psychoanalytic Psychology 21:353-370. 2004. http://www.pep-web.org/document.php?id=ppsy.022.0452a

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