- Divorcing parents do not collaborate well in joint custody for their children’s benefit. If they could collaborate, they may not have divorced.
- The choice of mate for marriage affects the style of parenting in both intact and divorced families.
- Parenting styles revolve around which parent gives emotional care to the children and which parent seeks emotional care from the children.
- Sole custody ensures the opportunity for children to be emotionally nourished, provided sole custody is given to the emotionally giving parent.