I never meant to cause you any sorrow I never meant to cause you any pain I only wanted to one time to see you laughing …in the purple rain –Prince, 1984 Why Are Gen X men dying at such an alarming rate? A new study reveals that white, middle aged men who were between […]
Gen X: A Fatherless Generation
Generation X is sometimes referred to as the fatherless generation, as divorce rates skyrocketed during their growing-up years leaving many Gen-Xers to grow up in single-parent households frequently headed by mothers. This also contributed to the rise of latchkey children.
There is an epidemic of fatherlessness in America. In New York City more than half of African-American children and over 40 percent of Latino children are growing up without fathers. Fatherlessness is one of the most urgent social issues currently facing American families and is linked to alarming rates of child poverty and incarceration. Fatherless children […]
There will come a time I will look in your eye You will pray to the God that you always denied Then I’ll go out back and I’ll get my gun I’ll say, “You haven’t met me, I am the only son” –From Mumford and Sons and Dustbowl Dance Fatherless Generation I recently came across […]