What Really Matters for Parents and Children
The ‘traditional’ family – mum, dad, 2.4 children – has long been complemented by other kinds of unit. Single parents, co-parents, LGBT parents, children whose origins lie in surrogacy or IVF have become not only more common, but more widely acknowledged. Pioneering Cambridge professor Susan Golombok, a world authority on new family forms, brings us the latest news on how the family is changing, and celebrates the diversity that a loving family can nurture.
In conversation with Terri Apter, writer, psychologist and critic
With thanks to British Academy