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Q: Single parent homes of yesterday and today ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Single parent homes of yesterday and today
Category: Family and Home > Parenting
Asked by: slack_in_the_box-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 25 Sep 2006 15:20 PDT
Expires: 25 Oct 2006 15:20 PDT
Question ID: 768355
I am trying to compare and contrast single-parent homes of "today"
where the parents divorced and the mother gained custody with the
single parent homes of WWI, WWII, and Vietnam where the father died
serving his country. How did the widowed mothers provide for their
children? How did the children turn out in both cases - in general?

Clarification of Question by slack_in_the_box-ga on 25 Sep 2006 15:26 PDT
Another way to put this might be, from a single mother's perspective,
was one scenario easier than the other (economically/financially,
socially, etc)?
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Single parent homes of yesterday and today
From: neilzero-ga on 26 Sep 2006 16:43 PDT
Devorse, and desertion was rather rare following WW1 and WW2, but
accounts for more than half of the single mother families today. Also
we seem to have lost some of the honor and ethics of the past, which
is accounting for the big difference as I see it.   Neil

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