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Why Some Children Confess to Abuse that Never Happened. 4 Reasons Why Divorce Is Harder For Guys. The old saying goes that women are from Venus and men from Mars.

4 Reasons Why Divorce Is Harder For Guys

When it comes to how men and women respond to divorce, that adage seems to hold true. Research consistently shows that men tend to take a longer time to recover from divorce than women do. Getting past the roadblock of emotional devastation is challenging for everyone, but there are distinct differences in the ways in which men and women mourn the end of relationships. 4 Single Father Myths Debunked - Brad Wilcox, Read Your Own Organization’s Website. March 5, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization I have a suggestion for Brad Wilcox – read your own website.

Brad Wilcox, Read Your Own Organization’s Website

I’ll even help him do that. Here it is (Institute for Family Studies). Does Cohabitation Explain the Decline in the Divorce Rate? September 19, 2016 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization Is it possible that young people are taking marriage more seriously than they have in the past?

Does Cohabitation Explain the Decline in the Divorce Rate?

Are they being more careful, marrying later and better? Study: Low Male: Female Ratios Mean Greater Societal Dysfunction. August 31, 2016 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization To those familiar with the economic concept (i.e. supply and demand) of male/female relationships, this information will come as no surprise (Science Daily, 8/24/16).

Study: Low Male: Female Ratios Mean Greater Societal Dysfunction

To those in thrall to the radical feminist notion that men are per se dangerous and the fewer of them the better, it will come as quite a shock. Years ago, Professor Roy Baumeister of Florida State University put forward the idea that men and women’s mating behavior has a lot to do with supply and demand. That is, males will behave differently when there are comparatively many females than they will when there are comparatively few. The Fatherless Effect. Over the last several months – and especially the last few weeks – much has been made of the "Ferguson effect.

The Fatherless Effect

" The phenomenon is now so widely discussed that it has its own Wikipedia page (though I wouldn't suggest visiting it for an explanation). St. Louis police chief Sam Dotson coined the phrase in November of 2014, but Heather Mac Donald popularized it in a Wall Street Journal op-ed in 2015. The Decline of Marriage and the Rise of Unwed Mothers: An Economic Mystery - Derek Thompson. Reuters This was the most shocking statistic I read this weekend: 58 percent of first births in lower-middle-class households are now to unmarried women.

The Decline of Marriage and the Rise of Unwed Mothers: An Economic Mystery - Derek Thompson

Meanwhile, two in five of all births are to unwed mothers, an all-time high, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Why? The thesis of this fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal says the real mystery here isn't "Why so many babies? " but rather "Why so few marriages? " Women are more likely to initiate divorce. (iStock) Expectations for a spouse are much higher than they used to be.

Women are more likely to initiate divorce

For most of Western history, marriage had little equality. Wives bore the brunt of child care and housework, depended on their husbands for financial support and enjoyed little social autonomy while men openly had affairs. Fast-forward to the age of rom-coms, Valentine’s Day and a $50 billion wedding industry. It’s all based on finding, marrying and keeping “The One.” “Today Americans want not only a spouse who is reliable and reasonable, but also someone who is their best friend, and a great lover, and someone who pays the bills … but is also really fun,” said Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld. According to research that Rosenfeld presented at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting last week, these heightened expectations can leave women feeling worse off in marriage than men. Child Poverty and Family Structure FULL REPORT 1. Family First Report: Single Parenthood Keeps Families in Poverty. June 3, 2016 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization To give an overall flavor of the Family First study out of New Zealand, here’s the report’s Executive Summary in full: Despite families being much smaller, parents being older, mothers being better educated and having much higher employment rates, child poverty has risen significantly since the 1960s.

Family First Report: Single Parenthood Keeps Families in Poverty

In 1961, 95 percent of children were born to married couples; by 2015 the proportion had fallen to 53 percent. For Maori, 72 percent of births were to married parents in 1968; by 2015 the proportion had fallen to just 21 percent. Article. Conservative lobby group blames 'family malformation' - including parental breakups - as major culprit.

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Parental breakups, not unemployment, are given in a new report as the prime cause of New Zealand's high rate of child poverty. The report, published today by the Family First lobby group, says the near-trebling of sole parents from 10 per cent of families with dependent children in 1976 to 28 per cent of families in the last two censuses is "the elephant in the room" in the child poverty debate. Why men won't marry you. Where have all the husbands gone?

Why men won't marry you

That’s a question Peter Lloyd tackles in a series in London’s Daily Mail about Britain’s marriage rate, which is at its lowest level since 1895. “The state of matrimony is not just ailing. It is dying out faster than a mobile phone battery,” Lloyd writes. Shared parenting popular, but still faces roadblocks. In "Explaining the Trump Phenomenon," Stanford professors David Brady and Douglas Rivers consider if the anti-establishment rise is caused by American's believing "special interests use their money to get their way most or all of the time and the government does not care about people like them. " They conclude: "Much of Donald Trump's support appears to come from Republicans who have lost faith in Washington.

" While excellent, the piece excluded the "human interest" side, an example of which is unfolding as Florida Gov. Why states with more marriages are richer states. Istock There is a story gaining steam among some academics that suggests the institution of marriage -- particularly marriage for parents of young children -- could play an important role in strengthening the American economy.

It is a story about growth and poverty, about responsibility and work ethic. And largely, it is a story about men. Father Not Obligated to Pay Child Support, Panel Finds _ New York Law Journal.pdf. U.S. marriage rate, at century low, is headed down. Published Jun 3, 2015 at 1:23 pm (Updated Jun 3, 2015) Photos Findings Three findings from the U.S. Wedding Forecast are particularly noteworthy: The percentage of weddings to college-educated women rose from 30 percent in 2008 to 36 percent in 2015.

“Most women still desire to marry, but increasingly, better-educated women are more likely than their less educated peers to actually do so,” said Sam Sturgeon, Ph.D., president of Demographic Intelligence. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — The United States marriage rate is at a century low and is poised to go lower, according to the 2015 edition of the U.S. “Even though we have seen a modest recovery in the economy, the marriage rate continues to slowly decline,” said Sam Sturgeon, Ph.D., president of Demographic Intelligence. The forecast also provides some evidence, however, that the retreat from marriage in the United States is slowing.

“This report fills a critical gap for executives and analysts working in the wedding industry,” noted Dr. Why men won't marry you. This Divorce Arrangement Stresses Kids Out Most. Regarding the wellbeing of kids with divorced parents, the debate over what kind of custody arrangement is best rages on. But a new study, published Monday in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, suggests that children fare better when they spend time living with both of their parents. That goes against some current thinking that kids in shared-custody situations are exposed to more stress due to constantly moving around and the social upheaval that can come along with that. How inequality changes marriage – June Carbone and Naomi Cahn. Why Shared-Parenting Legislation Makes Sense. Social inequality’s deepening roots. Family Structure is Main Source of Inequality. Nicholas Kristof: When the liberals blew it.

Opposing Shared Parenting: The Feminist Track Record. When questions of why we oppose the feminist movement and why we are men’s rights activists comes up one of the issues frequently overlooked is the fact that the largest feminist organization in America has consistently opposed shared parenting bills. Two Married Biological Parents Protect Kids from Violence Best.