Research done in 1960s and 1970s show bigger differences than in 80s. Narrowing of the gap in adjustment between kids and parents currently married have lots of to do with decline/stigma attached to divorce. 1980s divorce is less undesirable than the divorce in 1960-70s. Parents are now more aware to help modify the negative consequences of divorce on children. Post divorce custody: programs for children having trouble of separation. Mediation and education for parents of the effects of divorce. Existing gap in academic achievement, conduct, social consequences, now long-term physical health consequences of divorce: effects are not big, but do exist, selection theory: parents" personality are predisposed to divorce, also predispose them to poor parenting. Children post divorce adjustment don"t come because they"re experiencing from divorce, but they experience it from parenting during the marriage. Parents with conflicting relationship produces more negative outcomes for children, than children whose parents who are divorced who don"t show those qualities.