Learning Objectives

12.1 Discuss the evolution of divorce practices over time.

12.2 Summarize the processes involved in the various stations of divorce.

12.3 Describe some of the key effects of divorce on adults and children.

12.4 Identify strategies that can help minimize the negative impact of divorce on families.

12.5 Discuss the unique challenges of stepfamilies as well as techniques to ensure their health and well-being.