Divorce and Major Life Change

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DIVORCE: SHOULD THERE BE REFORMS TO MAKE DIVORCE HARDER?

OUTLINE
Divorce: divorce can be said to be any form of dissolution of a marital union. A brief history of divorce: divorce dates back to when marriage started existing. It is aimed at bringing about peace to couples who can no longer tolerate each other. * Types of divorce

* Causes of divorce
Divorce: Discuss on the negative effects of divorce. The disadvantages divorce has on the various people affected. * Discuss on the effects of divorce on children.
* Discuss on the effects of divorce on the parents.
* Discuss on the effects of divorce on the society as a whole. Conclusion: due to the above listed points which strongly oppose divorce, there should be reforms to make it harder to get a divorce.

PROPOSAL
Divorce: should there be reforms to make divorce harder?
Concerns of research: this paper is concerned with the effects of divorce and how it affects the society as a whole. It explains why divorce is rather negative thereby highlighting the adverse effects it has on the society. Question/ Topics to be addressed:

1. What are the causes of divorce?
2. How can causes these causes be controlled to avoid divorce? 3. What are the disadvantages of divorce?
4. How do these disadvantages affect the members of the family and society as a whole? Major issues or arguments on the research area include:
1. Effects of divorce on children
2. Effects of divorce on parents
3. Effects of divorce on the society
My position regarding divorce:
I propose the notion that there should be reforms to make divorce harder because there are too many divorce cases nowadays. Sources of information: websites, books, newspapers, journals, articles.

Annotated Bibliography

Foulkes, Lesley. The effects of divorce on children. n.d. 20 April 2012 <http://cpancf.com/articles_files/efffectsdivorceonchildren.asp>. ;this gave me an insight on the problems children go through when their parents separate. It explains the negative effects divorce has on children. Johnson, Shannon. How does divorce affect girls? n.d. 24 April 2012 <http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4570000_divorce-affect-girls.html>. ; this explains the effect of divorce on female children and how they are affected by it. It explains how traumatized they become. Nicholson, Joseph. what is the origin of divorce. n.d. 18 April 2012 <http://www.ehow.com/about_5032153_origin-divorce.html>. ; this gave me an idea of when divorce started and how divorce came into existence. Wikipedia. n.d. 18 April 2012 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divorce>. ; this gave me an insight on the definition and types of divorce. It explains the various types of divorce we have.

DIVORCE: SHOULD THERE BE REFORMS TO MAKE DIVORCE HARDER?

The word divorce has Latin origin and is said to mean “the separation of things” (Nicholson). Marriage and divorce go hand in hand because there cannot be divorce without marriage. There is evidence that the history of divorce dates back to the distant past. It would be fair to say that divorce came about when marriage started existing. Divorce is any form of dissolution of a marital union (Wikipedia). It can also be said to be the termination of a marriage. It involves the separation of a couple and withdrawal of any legal responsibilities which the couples owe each other. It is a mutual agreement between a husband and wife to separate due to certain reasons which make them unable to live with each other. Though divorce is a legal act, it does not always coincide with the couple’s emotions. Sometimes, you find couples splitting up not because they do not love each other but because of one offence committed by either of the spouses. Divorce is used as the easy way out when couples can no longer live with each other. The procedure of divorce varies greatly from country to country but in most countries there has to be a legal authorization from a...
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