Ideas: Who are the better parents?

Who are the better parents – men or women?


This page has ideas for an argument or opinion on the question above.

Men

  • Earn money
  • Stricter discipline
  • Fulfill role of father
  • Protect and defend
  • Active role,
  • decision-making
  • Society role:
  • Religion role:
  • Role model, esp for boys? (But also for girls, relations with men)

Women

  • Closer bond
  • Often at home with children
  • More forgiving, caring
  • Emotional, feelings side of relationship
  • Society role:
  • Religion role:
  • Role model, esp for boys? (But also for girls, relations with men)
  • Complementary roles Men and women can exchange roles, but is this desirable?
  • In divorce cases, courts often decide in favor of women, (but maintain visits from men)
  • Better is not the correct view – equal partners

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