The Importance Of Family In The Family

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Family is a universal concept in which different structures are formed. Every individual has a unique way to define their family. Family is difficult to define since society is constantly changing. People evolving enable them to expand their family possibilities not limiting their structures to be ideal. An ideal family in American society consisted of a heterosexual couple with 1.5 children living under the same household. This family structure is limited because not all people’s circumstances would allow them to live under this family structure since every person is different. This paper will explain how the family structure changes because divorce, step-parenting, and foster parenting are new forms of family influencing other aspects of…show more content…
They can provide a comfort zone for these children as well as a family to look over them. Not every foster parent takes in children because they care or want to become parents of these children but rather for an income. Usually single mothers become foster parent to children who need a home because they need that income in order to sustain their biological family. Single mother are at times more at a disadvantage when sustaining their families therefore, becoming a foster parent is the best way to have a stable income and allows them to stay at home without living their own children. These single mothers do not have to leave their home and look for jobs when they become a foster parent because they can just continue doing what they were doing which is be the nurturer of her children and foster kids and do her mommy…show more content…
Families are formed by different aspects such as divorce, step-parenting, and foster parenting. These three types of families are more acceptable among society because it is understood that everyone has a different lifestyle. Each individual has a different perspective of what the meaning to a family is therefore, families are form
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