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    Is it better to be raised by a single mom or a single dad?
    mserenade posted:
    It's better to be raised by a single dad. Your standard of living will be easily twice as high. People very much respect single dads, pay them their full wage and understand they have to hire people to help them with tedious household tasks, tutoring their child, etc. so that they're healthy and happy enough to enjoy "quality time" with their child (you) on days off.
    Single moms? We're horrible degenerate scums of the earth who should've kept our knees (or our marriage) together.
    We're underpaid because employers "know we want work/life balance." We aren't offered executive opportunities, because they "know we want work/life balance." (Yep, I was told by a COO who had a background in HR that I couldn't be moved up "because you have a child." In the US.) Further, many kind, nurturing women can't WAIT to date men with kids; they look forward to having an instant family, and they see him as the kind of person who is responsible and committed. In contrast, many men don't want anything to do with a woman who has another man's spawn.
    My question is could modern parenting be bad for children? According to an interdisciplinary research presented at a symposium at the University of Notre Dame, social practice and cultural influences of modern lifestyle are inhibiting the development of healthy brain and emotions in children. Source

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