Studies from around the world show that children raised by their natural biological mother and father fare much better than those who are not raised in a natural-parent family.
A recent Australian study
http://www.theaustr alian.news. com.au/story/ 0,25197,23657729 -5013404, 00.html
showed that children who do not live with their natural biological father were between 17 and 77 times more likely to die from intentional violence or accident. These facts are corroborated by academics from around the world.
http://psych. mcmaster. ca/dalywilson/ 26-36.pdf