Modern family values have been tremendously impacted by the changing concept of individual freedom.
Today's young adults are often flabbergasted by the morals and customs of their parents and especially their grandparents, and the elders share their amazement of how family values have evolved since 1960.
The difference in family structures can result in a difference in family values.
Modern American family values commonly embrace the concept that child-rearing, housework and contributing to the family income should be shared between couples.
The definition of American family values continues to evolve.