Posts Tagged ‘families’

LGBT Families

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Guest Post by Sara Sinasohn, age 10

2015familyday200LGBT? What’s wrong with it? It’s just a new type of community. It is the same thing as regular marriage, but just with two of the same gender. I don’t get it. As I said,  what’s wrong with that?

It’s sad to think that people think of a couple as wrong just because they are of the same gender as each other. It’s just what we call love. It’s the same as saying it’s  not right to get married if one person has darker skin than the other. If  only people could understand that no matter what a couple looks like, just as long as they love each other it’s  okay.

This post is part of Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day 2015.

Divorce and Love and Kids

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Someone I know is getting a divorce.  I suspect that most of us, these days, can make that claim most of the time.  The percentage of marriages that end in divorce within 10 years ranges from about 1 in 4 to almost half, depending on the age of the bride.  There are many reasons why couples split — abuse, dishonesty, and infidelity are common — but I’m not so interested in whether or not a particular reason is valid or sufficient.  I’m more interested in why those reasons exist in the first place, especially when there are kids involved.