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Old 12-16-2009, 01:24 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Jae Onasi View Post
Sure, many do, but they may not have the same advantages they might have had in a 2-parent household.
So a two parent household is better than a two parent household with a grandparent or two? If a two parent household is so good, wouldn't a three or four guardian household even be better.

Also does this “2-parent” household have to be the biological mother and father?

I am under the opinion that it is more important as to who the parent/parents are and how the care for the child and less to do with the number of parents.
Originally Posted by Jae Onasi View Post
No family is perfect, but the traditional nuclear model at its best appears to work in a superior way to other family models at their best.
I disagree. I believe the extended family model is superior. Then again, it is my belief that it is the parent/parents that can make any model superior. Just having and staying married to a woman would not make me a good parent. It is the effort the parent puts in to his/her children that makes for a superior family, not the numbers.

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