These studies reveal that children raised in same-sex parent families fare just, as well as children raised in different-sex parent families across a wide spectrum of child well-being measures: academic performance, cognitive development, social development, psychological health, early sexual activity, and substance abuse.
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It is important for heterosexual parents to talk about family diversity with their children so that they can learn about the struggles that other children from different families face. Beanpole Family: A family that is vertically extended but not horizontally extended e. CooneyT. Status of same-sex couples, sex and presence of other household members for the same sex couples in private households of Canada, provinces and territories, Census.
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Sample sizes and response rates. We identified the prevalence of later-life stepfamilies, decomposed stepfamily structures, and compared the sociodemographic characteristics and relationship quality of the couples in stepfamilies with those in married families with only joint children and no stepchildrenpaying attention to differences between married and cohabiting stepfamilies.
August Impact of financial problems on relationships. Additional chapters in the Buamle edited volume, International Handbook on the Demography of Sexuality, provide excellent analysis of a range of topics including measurement of same-sex couples, same-sex identity, as well as stability of same-sex couples.
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November Relationships with ageing parents. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that in , there were 8. How violence and abusive behaviour affects children. Ryan As shown in Table 1 , the studies focusing on child well-being are based on a wide range of sample sizes.
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