During the past few years, family has gone through many changes in its composition and structure, so that you can’t longer speak of family in a traditional sense, but "families". Currently, in fact, family types, such as broken families, reconstituted and omogenitoriali families are widespread in several countries around the world. Following the life cycle phases, you will talk about choice of partner and pair formation, up to family unit formation in which partners, in addition to being spouses, also perform the role of parents. In this regard, it is called gayparenting and suitability of homosexual parents to accompany their children during growth in a proper way, showing where there were differences and similarities between heterosexual and homosexual couples.
Keywords: partners, couple, family, gay-parenting, homosexual, heterosexual