Family structure has plenty to do with rates of abuse and mental illness.
Young Americans are placing more importance on marriage as a "life goal" than their parents, and want to get married younger.
A French prayer: "That children ... cease to be the objects of the desires and conflicts of adults in order to fully benefit from the love of a father and a mother."
It's one thing to have your parents sitting in the audience at a high school talent show. It's another to have them in the audience when you are competing in an international sporting event.