Deciding whether to stay in an unhappy marriage or leave is possibly one of the hardest decisions a parent could make. Sometimes despite the greatest ‘happily-ever-after’ intentions, a relationship can become a tense, unhappy, conflicted union. If this is the case there’ll be no hiding it from the kids – they’ll know and according to a growing body of research, they’ll wear the impact. Parents will do anything for their children and this may fuel the decision to stay together in an unhappy marriage. Conflict though, might do more harm to children than divorce.
Unhappily Married: What’s Best For The Kids – Together Or Apart?