There are many potential pressures to face and overcome. Analysis of in-depth interview data provided accounts of gay, lesbian, and heterosexual marital dynamics during times of intergenerational caregiving. The evidence discloses that throughout all these problems suffered by the parties, the child Christine has remained happy and healthy and continues to enjoy a positive relationship with both parties. My mom was fairly kindhearted but she never really accepted it on religious reasons. Albert, partnered to Larry for 23 years, described how his mother has historically been supportive but recently disapproving.
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And, if another family member wishes to adopt the child, it may come down to a legal battle for custody. Commitment without marriage: Notably, previous studies have not systematically examined how wives provide support for husbands who are caregivers, likely because this dynamic is rare, as women are much more likely than men to be parental caregivers. Caregiving and care receiving among older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults.
Negotiating inequality among adult siblings: