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Healthy marriage initiatives seem to offer small but measureable improvements for families, BYU study finds

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  • Kalindra Salt Lake City, Utah
    June 25, 2013 1:53 p.m.

    @ Chris B: You can cite that disproven study all you want - won't make it correct. If you had any faith in it, you would provide the title - but knowing it is so bad, you don't.

  • Christopher B Ogden, UT
    June 25, 2013 12:43 p.m.

    corvette,

    From another recent study on differences between same sex and normal parental relationships.

    Children with a parent in a same-sex relationship “underperform” in almost every category. Some of these differences may be relatively benign — whether one voted in the last presidential election, for example — but most are decidedly not. One deficit is particularly worrying: Less than 2 percent of children from intact, biological families reported experiencing sexual abuse of some nature, but that figure for children of same-sex couples is 23 percent. Similarly disturbing is that 14 percent of children from same-sex couples have spent some time in foster care, compared with around 2 percent of the American population at large. Arrest, drug experimentation, and unemployment rates were all higher among children from same-sex families