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Parental Obligations - An Argument Against Unlimited Support, An Argument For The Extended Moral Obligation To Adult Children And Grandchildren

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Parents of grown children can find themselves in ambiguous situations in our highly technical society. Young adults need many years of education to find good jobs that provide financial independence. Consequently, adult children today take longer to marry and often return home to live with their parents. How much should their parents help them? The moral dilemmas become more complicated if young adults have children of their own, and have difficulties carrying out their parental duties successfully. Do grandchildren have a claim upon their grandparents' resources?

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