Parenting in the Real World: Shocking Statistics

Parents, you need to prepare your children for the real world — not the world you wish they were inheriting. From Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World, Dr. Phil shares some shocking statistics about children being raised in today’s family paradigm:  

Your children were born into a very different world from the one you were born into and grew up in. When the game changes, so do the rules, and boy, oh boy, has the game changed for your children!
The family paradigm has changed radically. When I grew up, the typical family was still a working dad, a stay-at-home mom, and two or three children in a neighborhood full of intact families. Today, the divorce rate is around 40 percent, and children living with a single parent or in a blended family are common. And this creates a whole new environment of risk for children.

Did you know that compared to a child living in what researchers refer to as an intact family:

And, most shocking of all:

When I’ve presented these statistics to audiences on my show, the reaction is incredulity. But there’s more:

For more information on parenting in the real world and the risks your children now face, get your copy of Life Code: New Rules for Winning in the Real World.