David Brooks: The Nuclear Family Was a Mistake

theatlantic.com/magazine/archi

"This is the story of our times—the story of the family, once a dense cluster of many siblings and extended kin, fragmenting into ever smaller and more fragile forms. ... If you want to summarize the changes in family structure over the past century, the truest thing to say is this: We’ve made life freer for individuals and more unstable for families."

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@WakWak @adam This jump from Extended Families to No Families is highly oversimplified and frankly BS.

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What is the half life of a nuclear family?

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