Dr. Mark Smith, OCU president, writes "Christian Marriage Is Beautiful" but Thomas G. Walsh, of the Universal Peace Federation International, comes closer to the mark when he talks about family as creating "social capital" for others. Of course, this sounds like Rick Santorum (which a touch of Charles Murray), but he seems to point to a staged process: family creates a structure where people learn altruistic love for others beyond just their scope of choice. But they often stumble over the question over whether "to take care of their own" first. You don't need to be focused on intercourse (as chosen behavior that generates primary interpersonal responsibilities) to get into this
No question, though, Will and Sonny, if they existed in real life and not just in a soap opera, really would make great parents for Arianna.