Proposal Title

“D” is for Divorce: An Autoethnography

Affiliation

University of South Florida

Start Date

15-4-2017 11:30 AM

End Date

15-4-2017 12:00 PM

Presentation Keywords/Areas

Researcher as Writer (Auto-Ethnography, Narrative Inquiry, etc).

Additional Presentation Keywords/Areas

Identity and Self-Inquiry

Abstract

The purpose of this is to critically examine the author’s adult experience of her parents’ divorce. Through the use of reflexive authoethonography, she details the event of the divorce and the feelings and emotions experienced as an adult, only child. Furthermore, she offers her inner thoughts and observations about how to comprehend and live through a permanent, unexpected change. Findings may assist others with divorced parents, the grieving process, and how to cope with life altering events.

Presentation Type and Comments

20-minute paper presentation.

This autoethnography has been accepted in the Journal of Divorce and Remarriage in the December 2016 issue.

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“D” is for Divorce: An Autoethnography

The purpose of this is to critically examine the author’s adult experience of her parents’ divorce. Through the use of reflexive authoethonography, she details the event of the divorce and the feelings and emotions experienced as an adult, only child. Furthermore, she offers her inner thoughts and observations about how to comprehend and live through a permanent, unexpected change. Findings may assist others with divorced parents, the grieving process, and how to cope with life altering events.