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Is it Time to Redefine Family?

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If you own a car, a house, and have two children (preferably a boy and a girl), you are assumed to be the perfect American family. But that, David Brooks argues, is built on a house of cards. The New York Times columnist joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why depending on a small, concentrated support network is not only ahistorical but also reserved for the “financially fortunate.” His story “The Nuclear Family Was a Mistake” appears in The Atlantic.