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2 Single parenting households and how that affect children Single parenting households have children aged bellow 18 years. The parent can be widowed, divorced or has never married. Single parents sum up to around 1.8 million. Women have the highest percent, which is about 90 percent, while teenagers cover less than one percent. Single parenting has both positive and negative effects on children. Single parenting drives children to psychological effects like feeling insignificant, sense of inferiority, and emotional issues (Golombok et al.,2016). A feeling of inferiority affects their confidence, and they stop believing in themselves. They lead a solitary life as they have socializing issues. They develop depression from thinking of themselves as unwanted since single parents have less time for their kids. The relationship between children and parents is affected. They also turn to drugs and crime as they try to get their minds off their problems and
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