It is not unusual for somebody to feel that way, especially when the only parent they live with is out working. My dad adopted Haley when she was very young and he stepped up and took the father role. A family includes a householder and one or more people living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption. We believe that the number one ingredients on youth’s happy life are their family that the parents are the most important source of youth’s behavior, which effect to their outlook in life.In most broken homes older children are forced to grow up faster and take on more responsibility around the house. By starting from the beginning and getting married first and staying together permantly we can stop the disastrous effects of the broken family.After a divorce children from pre-school through late adolescence tend to experience the most of their problems in emotional development (Anderson "The Effect of a Broken Family on Development"). Two people shouldn’t come together in hopes to start a family unless they are both already to fully commit to each other and the babies they wish to have.A broken family is one where the parents (mother and father) of a child or children have split up and no longer share a single family home as a family unit. Will it be a positive or negative impact to the child/children? * If the husband works long hours or works out of town and the wife seldom sees her husband and has a heavy load of raising their children.Cause of Broken Family: (o1 discuss mo) * The spouses fall out of love with each other. * Sometimes having an over-bearing mother or mother-in-law living with the couple.For children, divorce is not a onetime event, but a continued process.This is a traumatic experience for the children because it leaves them feeling alone, as if nobody in the world cares about them.I had friends that had only one parent, and they were usually getting into trouble.When there is only one parent in the family, the people that the children hang around with become their role models.