Reseach on divorce

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Reseach on divorce

  1. 1. Divorce By: Alyssa Anderson
  2. 2. Topic Definition <ul><li>Divorce is the separation of two people by a court law. (according to www.dictionary.com) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Thesis Statement <ul><li>Although some marriages end in divorce the church believes it is morally wrong without reason. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pro-divorce <ul><li>Divorce is beneficial if one of the spouses is abusive or has committed adultery </li></ul><ul><li>Once a spouse has become abusive the marriage is past the point of repair </li></ul><ul><li>Trying to change the spouse most likely won’t work because their abusive habits will still remain </li></ul><ul><li>Restraining orders can be obtained in court to separate the abusive spouse from the victim </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pro-divorce continued <ul><li>Adultery shatters the trust the spouses share and cause resentment </li></ul><ul><li>After adultery is committed most people are unable to ever trust their spouse again </li></ul><ul><li>Adultery is grounds for a divorce and an annulment whether both want one or not </li></ul>
  6. 6. Graph http://www.project.org/images/graphs/MarriageDivorce.jpg
  7. 8. Anti-divorce <ul><li>Divorce puts immense stress on families </li></ul><ul><li>Every year 1 million Americans suffer from divorce </li></ul><ul><li>Almost half the children in the U.S. will see their parents divorced </li></ul><ul><li>Children from divorced families have a higher crime rate </li></ul><ul><li>After a divorce most families drop all religion </li></ul>
  8. 9. Anti-divorce continued <ul><li>Each year 150 billion dollars is spent on welfare for single parents </li></ul><ul><li>As shown by a 1995 study only 42% of children live in a first marriage home </li></ul><ul><li>Children from divorced homes often have long lasting effects like relationship problems, job stability, and trust issues </li></ul>
  9. 10. Religious aspects <ul><li>Jesus teaches in Matthew that marriage is forever it’s a bond that unites two people with God </li></ul><ul><li>If a divorce is gotten by a court law and no annulment is gotten if the other person dates or remarries they are committing adultery </li></ul><ul><li>A good marriage can’t be dissolved in God’s eyes except by death </li></ul>
  10. 11. Definitive statement <ul><li>Although some marriages end in divorce the church believes it is morally wrong without reason. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Thank You Any Questions?
  12. 13. Work Cited <ul><li>Holy Bible: New American Revised Standard version. New York: American Bible society, 1989. Matthew 5:31-32 </li></ul><ul><li>Catechism of the Catholic Church. Liguori: Liberia Editrice Vaticana, 1994. Catechism Paragraph 2382 </li></ul><ul><li>Simon, John. “University-age children not harmed by Divorce.” Divorce Magazine. March 1st 2010 (online magazine divorcemag.com) </li></ul><ul><li>Fagan, Patrick and Rector, Robert. “The Effects of Divorce on America.” The Heritage Foundation. June 5 2000. March 3, 2010 <heritage.org> </li></ul><ul><li>Llinas, Jackie. Email. March 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Striof, Sheri and bob. “Staying together for the sake of the kids” About.com date </li></ul><ul><li>unknown. Date unknown. <marriage.about.com> </li></ul><ul><li>Holy Bible: New American Revised Standard version. New York: American Bible society, 1989. Matthew 19:1-12 </li></ul><ul><li>Popenoe, David “Debunking Divorce Myths.” Discovery Health. September 10 2008 <health.discovery.com> </li></ul><ul><li>Berney, Karen. “healing from infidelity” Discovery Health. September 10, 2008. <health.discovery.com> </li></ul><ul><li>Venerable, Brethren. Health and Apostolic Benediction. Rome: Vatican, 1911 </li></ul><ul><li>Lawrence, Michele “the good karma divorce” HarperCollins.com </li></ul><ul><li>“ Cons of Divorce” marriage helper. March 10 2010. Marriagehelper.com </li></ul><ul><li>Sherman, Ed. “abuse during divorce” nolotech.com 2005. Nolotech.com </li></ul><ul><li>Author unknown, “is an affair reason enough for divorce.” Professors House. 2007. March 27, 2010 <professorshouse.com> </li></ul>

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