Elizabeth Marquardt is the director of the Center for Marriage and Families at the Institute for American Values, a nonpartisan think tank focused on children, families, and civil society. Her essays and op-ed pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere. She lives in Chicago with her husband and two children.
Day 1 of 3: Elizabeth Marquardt and Jen Abbas tell about their experience growing up without both a mother and a father in the home.
Day 2 of 3: Elizabeth Marquardt and Jen Abbas talk about the emotional reality of divorce for children.
Day 3 of 3: Jen Abbas and Elizabeth Marquardt talk about how how their parents' divorce affected their thoughts about marriage and family.