Essay on Single-Parent Families

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The journal article is talking about the difficulties which the single-parent families facing, such as emotional problems, housing stress and financial stress. It generated different viewpoints from different literature, and suggested an approach to meet the needs of single-parents.
There is no doubt that both children and parents from single-parent families would more or less with some emotional, personality and interpersonal problems. This reflective paper that not aim to go further to explore the above symptoms and related impacts in their life or society. Instead, I would like to go further and modify what single-parents should aware and point out some ideas that what the families, school and our society could do, for the purpose of
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Day after day, children grow up in such family would convince to believe, or affected by their parents that the thoughts of “I am not normal” when compare with others. So, Single-parents should establish a sense of responsibility, pay attention to the unity between education and love. Regardless who owns the custody of child; they should establish a sense of responsibility: Do not hide the “truth” to their children. Do not slander each other maliciously; allowed to visit are of vital important aims to transmit a positive image to child – despite the separation, but not enemies. Furthermore, do not strive to compensate the child with any kinds of materials if it is over normal demands due to their guilty.
Second, Single parents should avoid blindly exclude each other. Many divorced couples not allowed to their child to contact other side, and some even find a place to move to avoid any meeting opportunity, so that children cannot see his father or mother. Some of them are conscious derogatory treat the other side uselessness, and instilling hostility to the child. Children will psychologically form a sense of exclusion. This may be an important reason the character of children from single-family deviated from the normal track.
Third, the single-parents should not spoil their child too much. Spoil is a common problem within families, and it is obviously to exist in single families. Single-parents
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