Essay on Family Unity And Moral Values

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Family Unity and Moral Values

     The increase in the number of divorces and the decrease in the number of marriages does not reflect a breakdown of the family unit in the United States and the decay of moral values. "I don't think divorce is as big of problem as politicians make it out to be. Yes, many couples get divorced, but their children can still have stability and grow up to be good people." (Price) The breakdown of the family unit in the United States and the decay of moral values are due to the change of society and environment. These days, when many families are at home together, they often remain apart. There are no bondage and communication in families. Television and technology has
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     Both parents assisting in the household income is new in today's society compared to the past. Where the only the man of the house worked and the women would stay home and take care of the children. Today's society require a family to have two income to survive, one income does not provide a stable life style anymore. The issue of homosexuality and diversity have surfaced, and moral values have changed.
     Families are lost in the dream world of their TV sets and video games.
Children are learning values and issues from TV and not from their own parents.
The children do not learn how to communicate with their parents, and will not learn to communicate with their mate later in life. Their marriage will end up in divorce and their children will follow the same cycle as they did.
The evolving "information superhighway" will make it even easier for individuals to lose themselves in non-real worlds at the expense of their very real families. People should value their families higher than their fantasies.

"If parents could be adult about it by cooperating in their child raising, speaking well of each other, and supporting each others' decisions whether both parents are in the home or not, then less stress would be put on the innocent parties, who are often the parents as well as the children. Will benefit the children as well as themselves… But that's

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