In spite of the upset children experience after parental separation, Furstenberg and Cherlin find that most children adapt successfully as long as their mother does reasonably well financially and psychologically, and as long as conflict between parents is low. The casualty of divorce is usually the declining relationship between fathers and their children.
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Author Biography - Frank Furstenberg
Frank F. Furstenberg is the Zellerbach Family Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania Andrew J. Cherlin is Professor of Sociology at The Johns Hopkins University.