Mankiller Chronicles: More U.S. Women Than Ever Are Breadwinners

Posted By on January 11, 2014

More U.S. women than ever are breadwinners, Pew study finds.

As America continues its slide away from biblical gender roles, the trend line continues in the direction of the demise of man as provider – one of the key responsibilities of men. The L.A. Times released this article below, based on a recent Pew Research study. The researchers say the problem is being created by single motherhood. Well maybe. In reality, single motherhood is a result. It is a result of men shirking their responsibilities. Single motherhood is a problem that is created by men. The truth is, we have women making more than men, because men refuse to be men, which is another way of saying they refuse to take responsibility.

More than 40% of U.S. households with children relied on the woman as the chief or only source of income in 2011, up from 11% in 1960, a Pew study of census data shows.
By Emily Alpert, Los Angeles Times
May 28, 2013, 9:05 p.m.

Mothers are breadwinners for a record share of American families, as more women bring up children on their own and more married mothers outearn their husbands, an analysis of census data shows.

The new reality is a dramatic shift from decades ago, the Pew Research Center found in a study released Wednesday. Two years ago, more than 40% of American households with children relied on a mother as their biggest or only source of income — a massive jump from 11% of families in 1960.

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Building a God-Centered Family, A Father’s Manual
Family Reformation: The Legacy of Sola Scriptura in Calvin’s Geneva
Building a Godly Home, Volume 1: A Holy Vision for Family Life
The Practical Works of Richard Baxter, Vol. 1: A Christian Directory

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