The story Under the Same Moon is all too familiar concerning Hispanics, the separation of family and immigration laws, which forbids illegal immigrations from crossing the United States border. A young boy is left in Mexico with his grandmother while his mother illegally lives and works in the United States to get enough money to one day unite with her son. The story thickens as the boy’s grandmother dies and he is left with family a member that does not seek his best interest to take care him. Their only concern is to gain money from his mother, which is sent to take of her child. The young boy has to make a decision to stay or try to find his mother in the states.
When children are forced out over and over again it makes them feel unwanted or that they did something wrong. Patricia George writes, “Shuttling children off to a strangers home for a period of days or weeks, only to be potentially shuttled off to another home… simply underscores the frightening and traumatic experience of seeing ones family fall apart” (George and Walker). Not only do children have to deal with the constant moving around, they also have to deal with complications such as sibling separation. Sometimes a family isn't always looking to foster or adopt more than one child at at time so social workers tear brothers and sisters apart. In some cases, siblings will never see each other for years or even ever
Parenting is one of the most important if not the most important responsibility someone can undertake. A good parent is responsible for the physical and emotional development of a child who in the beginning is totally dependent on parents. Parenting is not an easy job. If you are incapable of this responsibility, you should not be a parent. At the beginning of her book, The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls, her parents were incapable of providing a safe environment for their young, innocent children.
For example, Amy displays frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment throughout her life. When Amy believed her husband might leave her for another woman, she went to extreme measures to avoid abandonment by setting up a whole plan of her going missing so that he would have to stay with her once she returned. Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder often have a persistent unstable self-image or sense of self. Ever since Amy was a child, she struggled with who she was supposed to be in accordance with Amazing Amy. As an adult, she does not have a full grasp on her identity and who she is as an individual.
Because of their busy schedules, it was hard for them to spend a lot of time with their children and family, allowing them to become more distant with them, and eventually having them live with their aunt Dede’s house after they died. At first, when Minerva would have her son, Manolito, stay at her sister Patria’s house, Patria wouldn’t understand how she could leave her own child away from her for such a long time. She was going to ask why she was doing such a thing but then “[she] saw it did hurt her to make this sacrifice she was convinced she needed to make.” At first, Patria wonders why Minerva had to travel around for her activities if it meant having to distance herself from her son. She later realizes that Minerva doesn’t care, since participating in the revolution is what she believes in, and would affect the greater good. Imagine life if the Mirabal sisters decided to back out of the revolution because they were afraid it would affect the relationship between themselves and their family.
This bill was created to stop mothers from raising a child on their own and not being able give a proper life for the child. If mother has previously decided to give the baby up for adoption and does not see their newborn after they give birth it is less likely for them to want to keep the child. After giving birth joy is one of the many emotions women have. This feeling can be exaggerated and once she sees the child she will be extremely overjoyed. The mother will make a inane decision and decide to keep the child without thinking about the reality of the situation.
A full time working mother, Kinsley B, struggles with expenses of children and exhaustion. Children are expensive, so she can 't afford to have another child. Birth control was the way to go for her. Even though she loves children, she needs to take care of the children she has now. If Kinsley didn 't have the option for free birth control, she would end up with more children that she can afford (Kinsley B.).
The book contains hundreds of truths and describes on how many young people are depending on others. The author of the story foresees the possibility that the young woman may end up not choosing what is best for herself and for her future, but then later realizes what is in the best interest for her. Simmons puts a great deal of emphasis on the young woman’s decisions and problems. Simmons indicates that she has a young daughter, and because of her being pregnant she was unable to complete her education and for this reason she has a low salary job. Young age suggests durability, life and uncertainty.
The single mother will need to obtain the responsibility of providing for the family, do maintenance on the house and be a caring parent, while only being one person. This can be highly stressful and it can have a negative impact on the mother and the children. This can cause a conflict in the house if the only parent in the house has been overwhelmed and has no time to relax.“Medina says she recognized right away that she didn’t have time to be the father and mother both”(Forestner 2). Telemachus’s mother was so busy trying to rule the kingdom and keep away the suitors, she did not always have the time to be with Telemachus. Telemachus decided to form friends with others in the palace such as maids and workers.
The wide age gap between younger married girls and their spouses create unequal power relations between the young bride and her older and more experienced husband. These young girls are being forced to care for their families while they are still children themselves. They have to do so many things they are not physiologically and emotionally prepared for. They have no decision making abilities or restricted mobility and limited economic resource. In many Arab countries the problem of early marriage still exists.