This week’s focus is on divorce’s impact of children. It is important to realize that while divorce has the potential to impact children, any negative impacts do not have to be permanent. Any life events we face can offer us life lessons, and believing these events only cause harm can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. For your discussion board post for this week, answer the following questions in a minimum of 275 words.
(1) What was the most interesting fact you read from this week’s readings? Why did you find that particular fact interesting? Did it go against your previous conception of divorce, or was it something you believed but still found interesting?
(2) Based on what you read this week, what are some steps that can be taken to mitigate or decrease the impact of negative effects on children going through their parents’ divorce?