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Preventing Divorce in the Next Generation

with Ron Deal | December 17, 2020
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How do you prevent divorce in the next generation?
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  • You do that by preventing divorce in their parents. Children of divorce are less confident about the idea of marriage, often choose cohabitation over marriage, and are themselves 89% more likely to divorce when they get married. What do you do for kids who have already experienced divorce? Give them a healthy marriage model. You prevent divorce in the next generation by preventing redivorce in this generation. Healthy stepcouples lead by example which is reparative and that breaks the cycle.

How do you prevent divorce in the next generation?

Preventing Divorce in the Next Generation

With Ron Deal
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December 17, 2020
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Ron: How do you prevent divorce in the next generation?

Announcer: For FamilyLife Blended®, here’s Ron Deal.

Ron: Well, you do that by preventing divorce in their parents. You see, children of divorce are less confident about the idea of marriage, often choose cohabitation over marriage, and are themselves 89% more likely to divorce when they get married. Well, what do you do for kids who have already experienced divorce? Give them a healthy marriage model.

You see, it’s also true that one way you prevent divorce in the next generation is by preventing redivorce in this generation. Healthy stepcouples show kids of divorce how to do it right. Their example is reparative and that breaks the cycle. For FamilyLife Blended, I’m Ron Deal.

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