coparent


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coparent

(kəʊˈpɛərənt)
n
a fellow parent
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Rupert Everett to Madonna, via cell phone, discussing the plot of their upcoming film The Next Best Thing, which Everett is writing and in which he plays Madonna's gay best friend and potential coparent, as quoted in the London Telegraph March 20
We also couldn't help noticing that the 19th-century ideal of the bourgeois companionate marriage--in which the faithful husband and wife are each other's best friend, helpmeet, coparent, and sole sexual partner--hadn't worked out all that well.
She has lost her coparent and breadwinner to a state-sanctioned drug war that has claimed the lives of thousands of mostly young men.
I'm luck to have the love of my family and friends, including my coparent, Jen, who has supported me and cared for our kids as I've done the work I set out to do.
Gunn claims she was Abush's coparent in all but the legal sense.
Internal working models of attachment and postdivorce coparent relationships.
Single-mother parenting is broadly defined as a household maintained by a maternal caregiver, either because of physical absence, neglect, divorce, or death of a coparent.
Carter was so moved by the woman leaving work to coparent a child with a mental illness.
The couple, who coparent six children, have taken on the task of decorating the venue themselves since Peter is a self-employed master craftsman.
filed June 11, 2009) (citing policy statements of American Academy of Pediatrics: Coparent or Second-Parent Adoption by Same-Sex Parents, 109 Pediatrics 399 (2002), http://aappolicy.
Technical report: coparent or second-parent adoption by same-sex parents.
American Academy of Pediatrics, (2002) Coparent or second-parent adoption b same-sex parents.