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Single-Parent Families

  • By: Randi L. Miller & Michele Hamrick
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Single-parent families are comprised of one parent raising children without the other parent living in the same household. Many factors have contributed to an increase in the proportion of single-parent households, including divorce, cohabitation, ...

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