According to The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, there are around 949,000 single-parent families in the country, of which 65% had dependents living with them. Single parent families are on the rise worldwide, due to a number of reasons. There are many advantages and disadvantages that single-parent families experience. THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF BEING A SINGLE PARENT THE BENEFITS THAT SINGLE-PARENT FAMILIES FACE Being a single parent is difficult, but it also has many benefits, some which might…