SA's divorce surge
Affairs, kids and the end of the honeymoon: the experts speak.
The Justice Department of South Africa has released
statistics which indicate a massive spike in divorces for the years 2012/13.
Parent24 has produced short in-studio interview with two experts to explore
what’s behind this phenomenon.
The experts speak
Interviewer Jennifer Sanasie asks divorce lawyer and
mediator Elmarie Neilson and relationship counsellor and mediator Margaret
Fulton why this spike has taken place, what kids experience during a divorce
and what can separated parents do in terms of damage control should a divorce
be on the cards.
Sex and money
In addition, the experts share their opinions on affairs and
financial woes, two of the biggest divorce triggers.
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Divorce can be incredibly traumatic for a married couple and
it may also have long-lasting effects on children.
If you’d like to know more about divorce and the effects it
has on children, you could ask our Parent24 divorce expert or read some of our
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