Essay on Broken Family

3622 Words Jan 26th, 2011 15 Pages
Chapter I Problem and Its Setting

Introduction Family is the basic components of the society. And the researcher believes that the number one ingredients on youth’s happy life are their family, that the parents are the most important source of youth’s behavior, which effect to their outlook in life. So if the parents are separated, how does it affect the youth and what can they do about it? When parents split up, there can be many emotions that a youth may have to deal with. These feelings, internalized or expressed, will result in certain behavior that will possibly affect to the youth’s outlook in life. Being a broken hurts! It is the collapse of a God intended design. Children can get robbed
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It is never easy for anyone to go through what they have gone through, or perhaps are even going through right now. Yet in some sense, God will still be able to use this unfortunate experience to prepare them for a life that will be fuller and richer. And the most valid reason for the researcher in taking this study, it’s because the researcher also belongs to a broken home.

Theoretical Framework According to LifesiteNews.[3]com that the children from non-intact families (children living in a situation other than with their own married father and mother) have significantly higher rates of difficulty with all levels. Family structure was consistently found to be the deciding factor in a wide range of child behaviors that directly influence academic performance, including emotional and psychological distress, attention disorders, social misbehavior, substance abuse, sexual activity and teen pregnancy. Children from non-intact homes had higher rates of stress, depression, anxiety and low self-esteem, particularly as teenagers. The study found that preschool children from broken homes were three times more likely to suffer from attention deficit disorders than children from intact homes. Children from single-parent homes suffered from more physical health problems, as well.[4] For teenagers, students from broken homes were 30 percent more likely to miss school, be late, or cut class

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