In our darkest and loneliest moments, our families are what should keep us going. When they are out of reach, memory takes us back to the beautiful moments we have shared. In that instant, life proceeds. Our families are our places of safety.
So divorce can have a crippling effect on family dynamics. We often hear how young children are affected by divorce, but seldom about the experience of the adult child.
In his new book, Rafa: My Story, tennis champion Rafael Nadal discusses how his parents' divorce affected him.
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