children and divorce

Tomorrow’s Child Exhibition – 1001 Critical Days Manifesto

Without a name, an unseen face Without a name; an unseen face and knowing not your time nor place, Tomorrow’s Child, though yet unborn, I met you first last Tuesday morn.   The beginnings of this poem by Glenn Thomas was read by Ray Anderson during his TED conference talk regarding sustainability, but today its […]

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Does Childbirth Trigger Divorce?

  Demographic studies show that more than 40 percent of children born to two parents can expect to live in a single-parent family by the time they are 18.  Parenthood seems to provoke the spike in the divorce and separation statistics, with roughly a fifth of all marriages ending within five years after the birth […]

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Does sex after birth cause divorce?

Roughly a fifth of all marriages end within five years after the birth of the first child. Reflexologist and Birth Doula Sophia Smith describes the pressures on relationships post-birth, and how reflexology and homely advice can support the parental relationship.     There are both physical and psychological deterrents to pleasurable sex for new parents. […]

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Do Sick Babies cause Divorce?

An inspirational story by a mother who describes the strain on her marriage when one of their twins is born with brain damage.   Sarah’s Story     Study on bereaved parents and divorce   In an article entitled Bereaved Parents and Divorce by Dr Mark Hardt Ph.D. & Dannette Carroll, it is reported that in […]

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25 April was ‘Parental Alienation Awareness Day’

  25 April is the official ‘Parental Alienation Awareness Day’.  This is a term that many people will never have heard before, but many children and their parents will have experienced. Parental Alienation (PAS)  exists in many forms and the harm that is does to parents – and to the children – is inestimable. International parenting […]

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