Single Parent Family Research Paper

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Nowadays, Family is not quite a similar family in the past, is unnecessary to have both father and mother in each family. International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family (2003) has given a definition that a single-parent family is where a parent lives with dependent children, either alone or in a larger household, without a spouse or partner. Father or mother who takes care a child alone has worked harder than ever and they won’t have time to care their children. Absolutely, it will lead their children into trouble. The effects of timeless single parents on their children are unsuccessful educated, bad behavior and lower socializing. Many pieces of research show how single-parent can affect a children’s educational success. It has…show more content…
Almost the children in single-parent households have a behavior problem. The poverty is the one cause of making bad behavior in the single parent children. “A low income may force the single parent families living in a bad area, which may cause abuse from non-family members and low-income lead to more stress which may cause more abuse within the family” Bryanna Suain (2014) said. It indicates that the children’s behavior depends on the environment where they live and grow up. “Where we are is who we are,” said Ms. Moore. The additional cause is having poor emotions. Akan Usakli’s research (2013) found that the most common problems seen in single parent families’ children are depression, stress, loneliness, aggression, compliance, smoke, alcohol, narcotics. For example, the stress single parent children risk to fight other people and after then they will grow up by being aggressive. The sensitive emotion of the single parent children can lead them to wrong…show more content…
The children in the single-parent family are taken cared by either father or mother which their parent almost works all day and have no time enough for paying attention them. So, having no time for the single parent is the causes of the unsuccessful in their children education, their children behavior’s problem and the less socialization of their children with others. However, the major factor that results with the children’s well-being is the parent. “All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.” said Mitch
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