Over time many children of divorce have a change of attitude about things. Many will get bitter and some will have attitude problems. After the initial shock of their parents being divorced, having time to process the divorce, adjusting to two homes and when the stress dies down, some children actually find joy in life.
How do they do it? How can they find joy in the midst of trials and even tribulations? In the article, The Grateful Brain we read,
“Gratitude, particularly if practiced regularly, can keep you healthier and happier.”
The article goes onto talk about misconceptions we’ve had about gratitude.