Is this true? Children of divorced parents who live with a step-mother or father may face greater mental health problems

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Posted by: Sue Atkins

Is it time to change the term ‘Broken’ Family?

Children of divorced parents who live with a step-mother or father may face greater mental health problems.

A new study shows such teenagers are more troubled than those who split their time between both of their parents.

They report more symptoms of mental health problems, such as depression and dishonesty, or being bullied at school.

Experts have suggested it is better for children from broken homes to have a step-parent, because it offers greater financial stability and another authoritative figure.

However, I believe that becoming a Stepfamily can be handled positively.

I was speaking on BBC radio today around my Stepfamily Cycle

I think sometimes two homes are better than one unhappy one.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5275969/Kids-divorce-live-step-parent-troubled.html#ixzz54X2tpRVk

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