S. Blakeslee: Divorce Has Consequences

Divorce Has Consequences
But most people didn’t think about them before Judith Wallerstein.
By Sandra Blakeslee

Posted Friday, July 13, 2012, at 11:12 AM ET

“I began to think about divorce not with the notion that children are necessarily damaged by it, but with the idea that today’s children might negotiate their way through and come out as charming and open as Karen. It was an intriguing idea.”
So, Judy went to the Berkeley library to see what had been written about how children react to divorce. And found nothing.