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    • jenny
    • 20.07.13 | 22:09 (IDT)

    Hi , I am really impressed to see such a good article about fatherhood, especially the extract below: ...."In extreme cases, when the connection is severed abruptly, a child is liable to experience such hunger in acute manifestations: anxiety attacks, nightmares, rage and emotional outbursts. The absence of a father can produce even more fateful consequences. Sociologist David Popenoe write in his “Life Without Father” that youngsters who experienced the loss or absence of a father were twice as likely to drop out of school; ‏(among girls‏) were 2.5 times as likely to become mothers before the age of 20; and 1.4 times likelier to be unemployed. They were also likelier to display aggressive behavior, suffer from chronic loneliness and problems related to trust, and even to commit suicide"

    from the article: The new fatherhood: The mother of all problems
    First published 11:15 11.07.13 | Last updated 11:15 11.07.13
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