Wednesday 18 October 2017

Pick the best to adopt

Adoption: the problem hinges on who provides the mothering and fathering
Adoption: the problem hinges on who provides the mothering and fathering

Sir - Thank you Eilis O'Hanlon for a well-crafted presentation of the ins-and-outs of the Same-Sex Marriage debate (Sunday Independent, Jan 25).

No level-headed person would argue that children can flourish without good mothering and fathering. The problem seems to hinge on who provides that mothering and fathering.

I've seen fathers who did more - and better mothering than mothers, and vice versa.

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