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    Analysis of Sexual Abuse and Divorce and Families

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    Give an analysis of these two issues ( sexual abuse, divorce) and how they affect families. Using these two articles to support your evaluation, compare how each issue could potentially impact the family.

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    Both sexual abuse and divorce can potentially be very traumatic for the entire family. Here's how:

    Sexual Abuse:
    Individual (victim) may experience trust issues which can later have a negative impact on their relationships with others;
    Parent may be over-protective of children (for fear the same will happen to them);
    Depression and shame may impact family dynamic;
    Victim may become an abuser;

    Children blame themselves for divorce;
    Children will be split between both parents, two homes, etc. (joint custody);
    Family income may be affected (e.g. single mother may not be able to afford house on her own and will be forced to move);
    Divorcees and children may all suffer from depression;

    Both sexual abuse and divorce can impact more than than just the parties involved (e.g. children). According to article ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution provides an analysis of the various ways that sexual abuse and divorce can have an negative impact on families. I used two articles to support these claims.