Morals Of A Single Parent Family

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LOGIC PAPER #1 LOGICAL ESSAY FEBRUARY 13, 2015 MELVIN C. BETHANY MISSOURI BAPTIST UNIVERSITY One Parent Household Struggles For many years, children growing up in a single parent family has become the norm for families of all ages and races. Being raised by only one parent used to seem impossible to many yet over the decades it has become more prevalent with both single mothers and fathers alike. Today many children grow up to become emotionally stable and successful whether they had one or two parents in their household. The question is there any difference in children raised by single parents versus children raised by both a mother and a father. Does a child need both parents? Does a young boy need a father figure around and young girl need a mother figure around? What role do step-parents and step-siblings play? With the single family unit greatly increasing year after year, this topic has become a very intriguing argument. What we need to learn is that whether a household has one parent or two it is the morals and values that are taught that are important. Children who are product of a single parent environment can be just as socially and emotional adept as those children with both parents. Society leads us to believe that the only way for children to gain full emotional and behavioral skills is to be raised by both a mother and a father. It can be a challenge because a single-parent must work full time to be able to afford to provide for their

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