When “Ideal” is no Longer Ideal

It is apparently required these days that when we refer to the notion that the nuclear family is ideal, we must put quotes around the word ideal so as not to offend, even to implicitly cast doubt upon the entire notion itself.  In terms of the overwhelming evidence regarding child well-being, putting quotes around “ideal” when it comes to the nuclear family is like putting quotes around “ideal” when it comes to meals containing fruits and vegetables.

Read more: https://thereformedmind.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/telling-kids-there-is-no-ideal-family-structure-is-like-telling-kids-there-is-no-ideal-meal-eat-what-you-wont-as-long-as-you-love-it/

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