Hello, I am looking for someone to write an essay on The Incomplete Institution: Exploring Stepfamily dynamics. It needs to be at least 250 words.
Incompleteness should be used to define something that is not whole. In a case where two single families join, or a lady who gave birth prior to marriage gets married to a man different from the biological father of her child, the union becomes complete. There is the presence of both a mother and a father figure for the child.
The issue of stepfamilies results from various trends observed in the past and in the present times. First, the issue of divorce, which, despite the declining trends in the number of couples opting for it (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012), is one of the reasons why people remarry. Research (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, 2013), shows that most men remarry, especially those of Asian and Hispanic origins as compared to whites and black women. The death of a marriage partner is also another causative agent of remarriages. Societies changing trends in values and ethics have also caused a significant impact on the rise of stepfamilies.
The authors’ argument is valid as it tries to make the society realize its shortsightedness. It would be unfair to refrain two consenting adults in a happy reunion the ability to be happy, on the basis of inherited ideas that have been passed down from generation to generation. The challenges that affect us today can in no way be compared to the livelihood of our forefathers. Therefore, the society should develop an open mind because stepfamilies are here to stay.
The stepfamilies dynamics have not been embraced in our society because of the various channels that impact public opinion. The media, for instance, have had and continued to influence the societys perspectives on stepfamilies. 58% of all movie plots viewed by the general public portray stepparents as inconsiderate human beings who can sexually molest step children or physically abuse them (Butler, 1998). On the contrary, statistic research reports from the UK