Divorce

Guests:

Mavis Hetherington
* Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of Virginia
* Author, For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered (Norton, 2002)

Pamela Paul
* Editor, American Demographics
* Author, The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony (Villard Books, 2002)

Divorce is rarely desirable, but is it as devastating as past reports say it is? Author and researcher Mavis Hetherington has conducted one of the most comprehensive studies on divorce. She found that 75% of the children in her study became reasonably well adjusted after divorce. She also found divorce can give many adults a chance at a better life. Join host Neal Conan and guests for a discussion about a new look at divorce... Is it really that bad?

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