1. Family structure has changed from a mother, father, and children to alternative relationships
involving same-sex couples (possibly with marriage), no children or only a few, non-
marriage couples, and family units with individuals who are not relatives. The resistance
is due to people feeling the stereotyped family is oppressive and relationships should be
based on quality and quantified measurements.
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2. Marriage is important because the ability to pool resources and the structure it offers raising
children. It educates them about societal expectations. However, conflicts arise regarding
sex and gender and power delegation with possibilities of abuse; these issues Continue reading...