Teens & divorce: Can divorce force teens into the workforce prematurely?

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Teens sometimes are forced into the workforce prematurely. This is due to the unavoidable life event called divorce. Divorce can completely rework the financial DNA of a family. The weak economy has only exacerbated this trend. Divorce rearranges the economic dynamic of a family. Most people agree that women and children are often the financial victims of …

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Divorce & teen suicide rates

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Ex Idol Fantasia Barrino (yes, we know she’s not a teen) was apparently admitted to a hospital on suspicion of a drug overdose. No word whether it was accidental or intentional. But this news comes on the heel of scandalous allegations by a North Carolina woman about Barrino and said woman’s husband. The woman is …

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Do White and Black kids respond differently to parental divorce? If so, which group is more adversely affected?

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There are some studies that suggest that White and Black teens react differently to their parents divorce. Surprisingly, there is some indication that White teens take the divorce harder and have a tougher time adjusting. Not too sure why that might be. But if I had to guess, I think Black teens may have more …

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Divorce dialogues: You handled the divorce like a diplomat but the kids are still pissed at you?

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Divorce sucks. It is hard, if not unreasonable, to expect the kids to take it in stride. It is your divorce. The kids didn’t ask for one. Don’t expect them to take the horrific news as if it’s nothing. A divorce basically uproots a kid’s life. Literally. Often times they don’t even end up living …

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