Myth #1: If
parents are happy after the divorce, the children will be
Myth #2: Very few
children of a "happy divorce" experience that their lives
were shattered by their parents ending the marriage.
Myth #3: The
negative consequences of divorce on children are generally
superficial and easily overcome.
Myth #4: The
impact of divorce on children isn't long lasting.
Myth #5: Divorce
doesn't radically alter the experience and structure of
childhood for kids.
Myth #6: A child
two years old is too young to suffer from serious long-term
consequences from a divorce.
Myth #7: As long as a
child receives love from and maintains contact with both
parents, the struggles of the inner life of the child are
Myth #8: Nothing
about the way parents are affected after a divorce is
frightening to children.
Post-divorce families have all of the same features as
Myth #10: Most
children of divorce aren't any more handicapped when it
comes to starting their own family as children who come from