I'm curious if there is a way to adjust the way that the program (Windows) looks for parents. Histroically, children had two parents.
Now-a-days.... That isn't so much the case. (Welcome to the 21st Century)
For example, my mother had me a couple months prior to turning 16 (which the program doesn't like), and never married my biological father. I can't get the program to accept that they were never husband and wife. My mother doesn't care for seeing that the program calls them husband and wife. Also, my mother has married twice, two children from the first marriage, and one from the current. This means there are three fathers for us four children. The program flips out about that as well.
Also, on my father's side he has had two marriages as well, with children from there. These are technically half-siblings, but the program keeps trying to attach at least one of the siblings as a child of both my bio-parents, when it's only one.
Thoughts on fixing this? It's really annoying and projects an incorrect depiction of my eclectic family. It just seems like the programmay have been built by people who grew up in a "normal" home, and never considered that there are some very odd families (like mine) out there.
This is going to be an issue with my child as well, as his mother and I never married.
It's occured to me that future geneologists are going to have a tough time figuring things out from censuses with all the different styles of families(I am not necessarily talking about yours) which exist.