The Sleeper Effect of Divorce
Elizabeth and Jen talk about how their parents' divorce has affected them throughout their lives and continues to affect them today.
About the Guest
On today's broadcast, divorce survivors Elizabeth Marquardt and Jen Abbas tell Dennis Rainey how their parents' divorce nearly 20 years earlier has affected them throughout their lives and continues to affect them today.
Elizabeth MarquardtElizabeth Marquardt is the director of the Center for Marriage and Families at the Institute for American Values, a nonpartisan think tank focused on children, families, and civil society. Her essays and op-ed pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere. She lives in Chicago with her husband and two children.
Jen AbbasJen Abbas is an adult child of divorce who has dedicated herself to discovering how children of divorce can change the patterns of their past.
Elizabeth and Jen talk about how their parents’ divorce has affected them throughout their lives and continues to affect them today.
Episodes in this Series
Forgiving Our Parents
Jen Abbas and Elizabeth Marquardt talk about forgiving their parents for the divorces.