Coparenting With an Ex: Battleground vs. Common Ground

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Divorce is bad for kids – right? At least, this is the general assumption that comes from a simplified view of the research. But like many topics in the social sciences, the answer is more complex: sometimes. For example, given that children respond poorly to parent-parent conflict [4,5], it's unsurprising that in cases of high-conflict marriage, divorce may actually benefit the child(ren) [3]. So while no major life decision should be taken lightly, it's an oversimplification to say that divorce always hurts the child(ren).

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Original Article Source Credits:   Psychology Today  ,

Article Written By:  Daniel Flint M.A.

Original Article Posted on:  Dec 19, 2020

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