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Separation and divorce seriously impact parents, children, the court system and the larger community. For example, children raised in single-parent families on average have lower well-being than children raised in two-parent families on aggregate measures of emotional health, behavioral adjustment, economic well-being, and educational achievement. Furthermore children who have been subjected to a contentious separation or divorce or whose parents struggle for years with emotional and financial issues related thereto may have difficulties into adulthood that range from feelings of sadness and vulnerability, to problems with relationships with other adults, to more serious mental health issues. As stated in a recent article in The New York Times: “[A] large body of research shows that [children of single parents] are more likely than similar children with married parents to experience childhood poverty, act out in class, become teenage parents and drop out of school.”1

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