Problem and Its Setting
Family is the basic components of the society. And the researcher believes that the number one ingredients on youth’s happy life are their family, that the parents are the most important source of youth’s behavior, which effect to their outlook in life.
So if the parents are separated, how does it affect the youth and what can they do about it? When parents split up, there can be many emotions that a youth may have to deal with. These feelings, internalized or expressed, will result in certain behavior that will possibly affect to the youth’s outlook in life.
Being a broken hurts! It is the collapse of a God intended design. Children can get robbed of a special experience and protection called "Family". They move on in their lives as individuals without the understanding of what familial security and bond is. They look out into the world and wonder why it has dealt them a cruel card in life. "Why me? Why can't it be Pedro, the big bully? Surely he deserves it more than I do?!"
Having to deal with separated parents can sometimes also be much harder than if one were to grieve their loss through death.
Some people, however, swing to the opposite end by denying that it affects them. They try to go on merrily in their lives projecting an image that they are handling it well. The truth is, there is a world of difference between what one experiences in a healthy family versus one that is broken. It does not, however, spell condemnation or doom in your life. You can do something about it. The operative word here is "do". This implies that they need to take time to identify the feelings and thoughts that are running through them. To ask all the questions they need to ask, and then allow themselves to grieve through this loss. Only when they know what they feel, can they learn to overcome it, and move on with better strength, positive ness and hope. Healing is... [continues]
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