To successfully meet various socio-psychological developmental stages a child would ideally need both parents. Moreover, taking care of a child, especially in its early years is a strenuous effort and a couple is…
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If we grant that only women can raise baby girls into maturity, then is it not discriminatory against men?
The other major problem with single individual adoption is the legality. Our social norms do not usually approve of childbirth outside wedlock. Consequently, laws have been devised to recognize parentage, in view of common disputes over inheritance of wealth, etc. It is also through the matrilineal social order that the social life of a child is organized. In fact, most of our cherished childhood memories are tied to our extended family, in the form of favourite uncles, aunts, grandparents, cousins, etc. In this context, the child would miss out on most such socializing opportunities if brought up by a single individual.
With divorce rates ever increasing (more than 60% in the United States), single parenting has become commonplace. It then begs the question why should single individuals be disqualified from adopting children when marriages are not forever? In modern societies, across class barriers, we see successful examples of single parentage. We also need to consider the reasons why marriages fall apart. In most failed marriages, apart from interpersonal incompatibility, the major reasons are irresponsibility or unethical conduct on part of one parent. (Gailey, 2010) For example, the father could be an incurable alcoholic, which had led to the failure of the marriage. Or, perhaps, the mother was infidel, breaching a fundamental trust between partners. In these situations isn’t the child better off being raised by the more ethical and responsible of parents. These are the considerations that a jury take into account before according custody of children after a divorce. One could look at single individual adoption as custody after divorce, but without the mess of an actual divorce. Isn’t it a better deal for the child, for it does not have to contend with the pain of separation
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