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a family in which the parents have separated or divorced

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The Bahraini girls, it is claimed, are aged between 11 and 18, come from a broken homes, and are tempted into vice by expensive iPhones and monetary gifts.
When that ended they offered him a job as a care worker in an establishment dealing with people from broken homes.
He told a Brighton conference that children born into broken homes were increasingly turning to drink, drugs and crime, and the results were affecting the mental health of parents and children across the country.
He warns children born into broken homes are increasingly turning to drink, drugs and crime.
Broken homes, disturbed children, visits to busy GPs, man hours lost to industry all cost money.
The late Democratic senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote in 1965 that ``a community that allows a large number of young men to grow up in broken homes, dominated by women, never acquiring any stable relationship to male authority, never acquiring any rational expectation about the future .
It may be uncomfortable to accept his view that broken homes are a breeding ground for unhappiness where children can go off the rails and slip into the underworld.
Top sources of stress were the pressure to look good (94%), school work (84%), bullying (67%) and broken homes (52%).
Broken homes, no sense of being loved and belonging, the constant barrage of advertisements piped over the air-waves, which suggest you must have this or the other, peer pressure, and little sense, if any, of community are all contributory factors, along with the culture which started all this in the 1960s, along with little knowledge of God or faith.
The majority of young patients in our care were there due to broken homes and poor parenting.
More than half of the guys in the platoon come from broken homes and were raised by absentee, single, working parents.
Years later we have families, countless broken homes, and mined lives because we did what the church and society expected until we could not live file lie anymore.
The downward spiral teens often find themselves in is a product of broken homes, drug addiction, gang affiliation, and inadequate foster care.
Olaf College political science professor Jo Michelle Beld confirms that the livelihoods of child support officials depend on broken homes, that these same enforcement officials set the child support levels they collect, and that "high child support orders, in combination with other child support enforcement policies, have a negative effect on contact between non-custodial parents and their children.