SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND METHODS OF STUDY
SOURCES OF INFORMATION
The researcher used different types of references to conduct this study regarding broken families. The sources were provided by books, internet resources and conducted an interview to further understand the essence of the study to broken family.
A broken family consists of a biological family that has separated for specific reasons that may result in single-parent families, stepfamilies,or blended families. There are many effects on children in broken homes. Behavior & learning problems, children may experience behavior problems at school with teachers, acting out against peers, and generally not wanting to cooperate with any assignments or instructions, and they also may have diffifulties concentrating and understanding assignments. Children might lean toward the negative side to peer pressure. At home, children may act out against siblings, their biological parent and a possible stepparent. It was found that adolexcents had fewer behavior problems if there is a positive relationship not ony with biological parents, but if stepparents are involved, specailly a strong relationship with stepfathers. Emotional issues ,Children tend to have a hard time dealing with change. When a parent leaves the family, a stepparent joins the family, or the child doesn't feel like their emotional needs are being met by their mother, they may express feelings of anger, resentment, confusion and jealousy. This can bring on loneliness, isolation, depression and low self-esteem if children don't know how to express their feelings properly. High levels of parent-child disagreements. If children are confused with different things going on in the family or at school and they have feelings of frustration, more disagreements may occur. Behavior problems tend to increase for boys when a step-father is introduced to the family. Low levels of parent-child interactions In single family homes, children...