Poly Parenting and the Value of the Family

Father walking down the street with his two families on a sunny winter's afternoon. Atypical family concept

Our society’s ongoing mainstreaming of “poly” relationships continues apace, if the New York Times is any indication. Two weeks after exploring the difficulties of polyamorous parenting, Debora Spar has penned an op-ed touting new developments in reproductive technologies that promise to dissolve the family as we knew it.