Does Religion Help Divorce Adjustment?

A recent study explored the effects of an individual’s religious views on divorce. The study concluded that there are both positive and negative forms of religious coping with divorce. The positive forms such as relying on prayer, private religious rituals or worship to overcome feelings of anger, hurt and fear led to  better adjustment. On the other hand, negative forms of religious coping such as viewing divorce as a punishment from God, experiencing tension with one’s religious community or spiritual guilt would contribute to more difficulties in adjusting to divorce.   Following is the full article.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-hughes/does-religion-help-or-hur_b_1703257.html

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