A man could not ask for better parents and I would not be the person I am today if it were not for the love and sacrifice of those two fine people.
If the child is taught, however, that a homosexual "family" is a complete, albeit alternative type of family, this setting prevents the child from mourning the loss of the real father or mother.
I believe there are some couples who do not have the right stuff to adopt just as I believe there are couples who should not be parents in any way, shape or form. Gay fathers were also less likely to report symptoms of depression than lesbian or straight parents. The reason that many countries are beginning to award legal rights to gay couples is because the stability of such relationships is now recognised.
In the structure of a homosexual "family", that right of the child is methodically and deliberately denied. We were both raised with an abundance of love.
No far-reaching conclusions can be drawn from such flawed research. The last 40 years of research have consistently shown that mothers and fathers each make a distinct and indispensible contribution to the healthy development of the child. Adolescent girls who have grown up without a father, have greater proximity and distance problems to male peers and boys and more often become unintentionally pregnant.
Should promotion of the traditional nuclear family be avoided? Just as married couples receive tax benefits and unmarried mothers may suffer cuts in welfare, legal prohibition of adoption by gays is a natural step towards this ideal.
Indeed, the scientific consensus is that a stable home life is the key predictor of healthy emotional and academic development, regardless of whether that is provided by gay or straight parents. This message to adopted kids focuses on the natural feelings of abandonment and rejection that many feel.
The reluctance to embrace same-sex parents often goes hand-in-hand with a widely-held belief that same-sex parents cannot offer a child the same quality of upbringing as a straight couple.
While acceptance of same-sex relationships and marriage have undergone a steep rise in popularity in recent years, same-sex adoption and parenting remain a sticking point for many.
This has a destructive effect on the bonding needs of children. Would I change anything if I could do it all over again? To slap a label on adoption and automatically label it a sure thing for all would be to certainly harm many adopted children and my number one concern will always be the children.
These are but a few of the considerations that need to be considered before adopting and please, if there is an inkling of doubt, do not adopt. This has been in response to a question I was asked:Debate: Gay adoption. From Debatepedia. Should gay couples be given the same legal rights as heterosexuals in adopting children?
"Although it is sometimes asserted in policy debates that heterosexual couples are inherently better parents than same-sex couples, or that the children of lesbian or gay parents fare worse than children.
No to Gay Adoption. David Hogberg adjust as well to being raised by same-sex couples as opposed to heterosexual ones.
but rather the natural children of one same-sex partner, or children. The following are ten science-based arguments against same-sex "marriage": 1.
Children hunger for their biological parents. they could tell themselves, our society, which affirms lesbian couples raising children, believes that children do not need a father.
So, they might tell themselves, I do not need to marry or stay married to the mother. Same-sex adoption: The last prejudice? only 48 per cent said gay couples should have the same right to adopt Of the 79 studies of children raised in same-sex households collected by.
The Child’s Right to a Mother and Father Ten reasons against adoption rights for homosexual couples. by Christl R. Vonholdt • Every child. An Argument Against Same-Sex Adoption. Topics: Homosexuality but instead is simply the idea of a gay couple adopting a child.
Same sex adoption may seem like a good cause, but in reality it causes nothing but trouble for the children who are involved. Although at present times the adoption of children by same sex couples is legitimate.Download