It also links mothers to mothers in a marriage, and fathers to fathers withing a marriage, and parents to their children, and children to the parents that raise them.<quoted text>
Marriage, yes, as in conjugal. It also links mother, fathers and their children. How does this apply to SSCs?
It also links spouse to spouse, in the same way that marriage links spouse to spouse, and for the same reasons, while providing toe same beneficial protections that strengthens families.