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Social Influences on the Family Structure

Using the example of gay marriages, explain and discuss how social influences such as changes in the economy, religion, education, the government, and law affect individual families.

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Please see response attached, which is also presented below. I also attached a document that includes a number of different views related to same-sex marriages. I hope this helps and take care.

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1. Using the example of gay marriages, explain and discuss how social influences such as changes in the economy, religion, education, the government, and law affect individual families.

Individual families, including same-sex married couples, are impacted by social influences such as changes in the economy, religion, education, the government, and law.

For example, changes in the economy adds stress to the family unit due to such things as loss of job and less income than average or poverty, which often manifests in the family unit with other stressors, such as increased arguing about money, addictions, such as excessive drinking, drugs, shopping, over-eating or gambling, ...

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Using the example of gay marriages, this solution explains and discusses how social influences such as changes in the economy, religion, education, the government, and law affect individual families. Supplemented with a list of different views and arguments about gay marriages and the social impact.

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