The absence of a father, in a typical post-divorce setting, affects the education of boys.
Parents concerned about losing touch with their children as the teen years approach may take some encouragement from a new study.
The more time kids spent alone with their fathers, the higher their self-esteem, a study has found.
As men sometimes complain, they have tended to be overlooked in the great exodus of women from the home into the workforce and other changes affecting women and motherhood during the past 50-60 years.
Sunday was Father’s Day in Australia (and New Zealand) and dads-to-be got a present from the federal government -- or rather, the promise of one.
Four jobs a week. Honestly, guys, that is all it takes after the birth
of your first child to reassure your wife that you want to be helpful at
home, and prevent your risk of divorce increasing. That is what a new
study in the UK has found, and it suggests that those four jobs protect
your marriage even more if your wife is not going out to work.
It was worth bringing an expert halfway round the world to speak on the subject so perhaps it is worth noting here that spending time with your children is more important than giving them the chance to become a musical prodigy or an Olympic medallist.
We are used to the sad stories of children who have never known their
fathers, and of those whose fathers become estranged through divorce;
but there are a growing number of children who risk losing the only
father they have ever known because he discovers he is not their father