The new stigma for children of divorce

New stigma for children of divorce

Huffington Post
16 November 2010

The New Stigma – Children of Divorce Are No Longer Stigmatized, Until They Start Dating
By Elizabeth Marquardt

A young man says, “When I go out with a woman I can always tell on the
first date if she’s from a divorced family. The women from divorced
families are over-anxious, eager to please. They’re exhausting.”

A young woman says, “My parents have been married thirty-five years and I
want a long marriage like they’ve had. I love my boyfriend, but he’s from a
divorced family and, I don’t know, it just seems like he had to be a lot
more independent growing up than I ever was. Frankly, it worries me.”….(Full Story)

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