UK – BBC Radio4 – Woman’s Hour

This past Friday 3/2/12 at 10am, Jenny asked ‘does a single dad invariably still  attract greater social sympathy than single mum?’ Tune in now to listen to the show online…

As the Office of National Statistics reveals the number of single parent families in the UK tipping two million for the first time we ask if a single dad attracts greater social sympathy than single mum?

Research from Leeds Metropolitan University suggests women are more likely than men to undergo a permanent positive shift in their attitude to life as the result of suffering tragedy. We’ll be discussing whether experiencing a sudden and positive transformation after trauma is more common than we think.


Listen to ‘Should the UK continue to be one of only four EU countries that allows smacking – or should the law allow parents to decide how hard they can hit their children? ‘

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