Divorce Is Hard for Everyone – Especially Teens
Resisting change is a natural part of being human. For teenagers that resistance is compounded by a tendency to test boundaries and rock the status quo. Divorce or separation naturally makes all children feel powerless over their circumstances. For teens, who are feeling their oats and less likely to listen to parental authority, this is especially hard to accept.
Thus writes Rosalind Sedaca in this important article about why divorce is hard on teenagers.