Prior to no-fault divorce, alimony was used to:
A) prevent single-parent poverty.
B) off-set community property statutes.
C) punish a guilty spouse.
D) strengthen parental ties.
Several states have amended their laws so that permanent or at least long-term alimony can be awarded:
A) in certain cases of special need.
B) when the divorce is the man's fault.
C) if the marriage lasted more than two years.
D) without an expensive jury trial.
Which of the following is NOT a consequence for children of divorce?
A) feelings of anger and rejection persisting into adulthood
B) failure among boys to develop a sense of independence, confidence, or purpose
C) fear of marriage
D) anxiety in adolescence among boys
The single-parent family created by divorce experiences not only economic problems, but problems with: