Many people say that you should stay together for the kids, but an unhealthy marriage could be worse than divorce. In these situations, kids may feel the tension far too much. This tension could lead to problems such as depression. The kids might not feel stable, and it could create erratic behavior. They might also not be able to develop a healthy sense of intimacy with others, for fear of the conflict their parents have. All of this can lead to problems with mood. You should always consider working on the relationship to make it healthier, but sometimes divorce might be better.
- A bad marriage puts the children living in a continuous state of stress and tension.
- Children whose home have bad marriages have mood issues. They are modeled mood swings and reflect this in their behavior.
- Poor intimacy is modeled to children whose parents show little to no intimacy.
“Times have changed; today, nearly half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. Whether divorce hurts or helps children depends on how it is handled by their parents, but one thing is certain: Staying in a toxic marriage is certain to cause children more damage than good.”