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Unformatted text preview: seemed to be more adaptive towards the divorce, then it is more than likely the child will reside with that parent. It is not the gender of the parents that causes the difference in which a child perceives his/her family, but it is the role the parent has decided to take on. An adolescent needs much help and support through a divorce and it is up to the parent to perceive a positive lifestyle in which the child can grow and mature responsibly. This was a strong study in which it emphasized the different environments each household has in a divorce. I believe it is the individual’s responsibility to find out which household benefits him/her the best and make the proper decision. To some adaptive children, choosing the household with the stepfather/stepmother or the step-siblings will be the best choice. It offers a way of adapting to new relationships and family encounters....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course PSYC Psycology taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Kennesaw.
- Spring '10