Dr. Samira Page shares her journey from being an Irani refugee in Texas to founder of Gateway of Grace, a local charity that assimilates and empowers refugees by providing education, housing, empathy and understanding.
When a partnership fails, the possibility that the family will become poverty-stricken greatly increases. Not only that, research shows that people in failing relationships are less productive at work, and more likely to fall into substance abuse. Children from fragmented homes do not perform as well in school as their peers from stable two-parent homes. And both children and adults with a poor-quality family life experience more emotional distress, anxiety and depression.