via @Quartz, "How American parenting is killing the American marriage"

by ParentCo. March 04, 2015

"Sometime between when we were children and when we had children of our own, parenthood became a religion in America. As with many religions, complete unthinking devotion is required from its practitioners. Nothing in life is allowed to be more important than our children, and we must never speak a disloyal word about our relationships with our offspring. Children always come first. We accept this premise so reflexively today that we forget that it was not always so." How American parenting is killing the American marriage - Quartz.


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