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Effects of Adult Children`s Divorce on Parental Well-being, and Intergenerational Relationships: An Exploratory Study among Korean Families
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Effects of Adult Children`s Divorce on Parental Well-being, and Intergenerational Relationships: An Exploratory Study among Korean Families
Kim, Soo-Hyun; Moreno, Robert;
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 Abstract
Although the prevalence of divorce in South Korea has greatly increased since late 1990s, the impact of divorce on the parents of adult children in Korean families has received very little attention. This is particularly unfortunate because of the emphasis in Korean culture on family cohesion and obligations. To address these issues, we explored in our study the well-being of the parents of divorced adult children as well as intergenerational relationships among the members of Korean families. Total 113 parents participated (39 males and 74 females), age ranged from 46 to 65. Of the total participants surveyed, 29% were parents of divorced children (N
 Keywords
Parental well-being;intergenerational relationships;divorce;Korean families;life satisfaction;
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English
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