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Did Your Parents' Divorce Scar You For Life?

Love, Heartbreak

Divorce affects everyone involved — and in more ways than you'd think.

If you're the child of divorced parents, you may have wondered how their relationship breakdown affected your outlook on love and relationships. Does a parents' divorce make you unlucky in marriage later on? What can you do to have a lasting relationship?

In a new video, relationship experts Mary Kay Cocharo, Larry Michel, Lou Paget and Jacqueline Williams sit down with YourTango Experts Senior VP Melanie Gorman to talk about a difficult question: will a divorce negatively affect a child's view on and ability to have healthy relationships?

Check out the video above for some can't-miss advice on how to find, cultivate and keep a marriage alive... even if you're feeling a little jaded about it all. 


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