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Single parents in the UK are almost twice as likely to be in low-paid jobs as other workers (39% of working single parents compared with 21% of working people nationally).
The morality and advisability of single motherhood has long been debated in the US.The Institute for the Study of Civil Society reports that children of single parents, after controlling for other variables like family income, are more likely to have problems.The ONS reports that those children are twice more like to suffer from mental illness.A single parent is a parent that parents alone without the other parent's support, meaning this particular parent is the only parent to the child, responsible for all financial, material, and emotional needs.It means there is an absence of the other parent as opposed to a co-parent, meaning that the parent is not the only parent regardless of whether or not they are a couple. There is no true definition of what "single parent" means and is more based on opinions.There are even some that argue that a single parent family is not even really a family.
In American society, where living standard is very high, single moms and single dads are more likely to be poor, not only because they don't have help in the household, but also because they didn't have much money to begin with.
With respect to this, recent public policy debates have centered on whether or not government should give aid to single parent households, which some believe will reduce poverty and improve their situation, or instead focus on wider issues like protecting employment.
In addition, there is a debate on the behavioral effects of children with incarcerated parents, and how losing one or both parents to incarceration affects their academic performance and social well-being with others.
Single American mothers live in poverty 5 times more often than married parents.
(National Women's Law Center, Poverty & Income Among Women & Families, 2000-2013) The topic is less contentious in Western European countries where all families enjoy more robust state-sponsored social benefits.
Overall, according to the New York Times', how a single parent is defined is dependent on each individual country's culture.