divorce and children
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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. […]Read More
Saying bad things about Mummy: Co-parenting through divorce and separation
In Psychology Today, Edward Kruk has written of 11-15% of the children of divorcing parents suffering the effects of implacable hostility. In the UK, where roughly 250,000 divorces are granted every year, that estimate would equate to some 50,000-75,000 children every year. The parent labelled with ‘implacable hostility’ is unable to see any value […]Read More