The Children of Divorce

November 24, 2014 With Alan Carlson and Elizabeth Marquardt

There is much lore (story after story after story) about the injury that divorce delivers to the children of the now dissolved marriage. Is this discussion from 2006 we examine the actual research on the “dysfunctional” consequences for the children. Our two guests are among the most salient researchers. Alan Carlson is Director of the Howard Center for Religion and Society; Elizabeth Marquardt had just completed a major study on children of divorced parents. We start with the startling assertion that, since it’s inception, “No Fault Divorce” has quite significantly increased the divorce rate.