Should Parents Assume Equal Responsibility When Raising a Child?

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For thousands of years until today, the best way to officially be the partner of someone is through marriage. People have practiced marriage for thousands of years. Many cultures see marriage as the best method to celebrate the love of a couple until death tears them apart. “Marriage establishes and maintains family, creates and sustains the ties of kinship, and is the basis of community” (Rowe 2). Marriage is a concept bigger than ones happiness and it is the basic for creating a peaceful home for the family. “This sense of home requires the dynamic participation of both women and men--the women to mother and the men to father--to fulfill the daily roles of teaching, nurturing and protecting children” (Rowe 2). Your parents’ have an…show more content…
PAGE 2 When you are a child, you are weak and consequently you need both of your parents' love and support. What happens if one parent does not put the same effort at raising a child? It is very possible for the child to lose the side, potentially leading to a family breakdown. It is very essential that both parents share their duties equally. In order for a child to be a psychologically balanced person it is essential to have a powerful relationship with his/her parents and be in a supportive environment. “Also, parents should have a good communication with their children and listen to them what they say” (Korkmaz 4). It is very important for the children to know that they are being respected, and their thoughts are taken into consideration.” The time children spend with parents is thought to be important for their cognitive and social-emotional development (Erkal, Copur, Dogan, & Safak 2).” While, it is true that a mother should give a sense of nurturing to children when they deal with people, the father’s role is inevitable in building the child’s personality. If a child is nurtured only by one parent they may feel far away from the other parent and may find other dangerous ways to make up for that loss. It is very important that parents have an equal hand in caring for their child. This would
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