Single parent, lone parent, broken, blended, these are some of the terms used today to describe families that result from a family breakup. It is often hard to understand the feelings and issues that young people experience when they find themselves caught up in a broken family. This tactful volume looks at the issues and feelings triggered by a family breakup. It explores the complicated emotions that a breakup can cause and the methods for dealing with these situations. Sidebars feature statistics about marriage and divorce and family relationships.