Saturday, January 25, 2003


A new study has found that children who grow up in single-parent homes are many times more likely to develop psychological problems:
The scientists found that children with single parents were twice as likely as the others to develop a psychiatric illness such as severe depression or schizophrenia, to kill themselves or attempt suicide, and to develop an alcohol-related disease.

Girls were three times more likely to become drug addicts if they lived with a sole parent, and boys were four times more likely.

The study found that financial status was not decisive.

Everyone understands that there are those who are forced to raise children alone due to the death of a spouse or abandonment. But in our Murphy Brown society where every effort is made to normalize the single-parent home and seemingly celebrate guilt-free divorce, the fact is that breaking out of God's plan for families leads to dire real world consequences. I guess Dan Quayle was right.

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