This isn't change for the better. I am not saying the there aren't a lot of successful single parents. There are. But the breakdown of the traditional nuclear family is at the root of most of societies ills. Statistically, children of single parent's have lower educational achievement levels, live in lower income homes, are more dependent on the government and to get in trouble with the law. When you group large numbers of single parent households together, you get drug blighted projects that are ruled by gangs. It doesn't matter if the neighborhoods are black, white or Hispanic. According to the 2010 Census, 37.6% of Ferguson, Missouri households are headed by a single parent.
We all know how well that is working out.
Via Washington Examiner
Norman Rockwell wouldn’t recognize today’s American families.
The latest Pew Research Center survey on families, finds that just 46
percent of children younger than 18 live in “traditional” families
headed by two heterosexual parents in their first marriage. In 1960, it
was 73 percent.
“Rapid changes in American family structure have altered the image of
who’s gathering for the holidays. While the old ‘ideal’ involved
couples marrying young, then starting a family, and staying married till
‘death do they part,’ the family has become more complex, and less
‘traditional,’ ” said Pew.
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