How about great-grandchildren of divorce?
Nobody in my family has divorced for three generations. But my great-grandfather divorced his first wife and married my great-grandmother. His own son, born of this second marriage - my great-uncle - criticized him for what he did. Now both of those generations are gone, but there are still effects.
I live in the same town as one of the descendants of my great-grandfather's first family, and I like genealogy, so I have often wanted to go meet this person. But I still haven't made it happen - I keep thinking, what do I say: hello, I'm the great-grandchild of the woman your great-grandfather left your great-grandmother for?
I am ashamed of the divorce, even though I would not exist without it - three generations later!
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Kids' Divorce Stories.