Periodically, some in the media start blaming single parents for the challenges their families face and claim that marriage is the answer to most woes.
Some teachers are not averse to blaming families (usually, though not always, privately) for the challenges their students are experiencing, and sometimes buying into this mindset.
But it’s damaging and its wrong.
Here are some new articles I’m adding to The Best Articles Questioning The View That Single Parents Are A Problem:
I found Melissa Kearney's book careful and interesting, but came away convinced the conversation we should be having is about how to improve outcomes for kids growing up with a single parent, not how to get those parents married. https://t.co/nfw3ZmE3IS
— Annie Lowrey (@AnnieLowrey) September 22, 2023
Doing the Marriage Thing Again is by MATT BRUENIG.