Divorce, single parents, and stepfamilies are redefining the way we live together and raise our children. Is this a change for the worse? David Popenoe sets out. Life Without a Father By David Popenoe Reader’s Digest (Canada) November , page What a man contributes to child rearing may. David Popenoe (). Life Without Father: Compelling New Evidence that Fatherhood and Marriage are Indispensable for the Good of Children and Society .

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Life without Father, Part I

But just as it seems to play a role in assaults on children, fatherlessness appears to be a factor in generating more violence against women.

They learn to appreciate their own femininity from the one male who is most special in their lives.

Many “experts” feel these seemingly inevitable changes should be celebrated; they claim that the “new” families, which often lack a strong father, are actually healthier than traditional two-parent families – or, at the very least, do children no harm.

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There is no doubt that many women get along very well without men in their lives, and that having the wrong men in their lives can be disastrous. The conclusions of his reaserch were very […].



Someone recommended this to me, although I cannot right now remember who. Report a Problem Closed Captioning. Will the reverse not happen if our families are being destroyed? But at the end of a year study, a trio of re.

In the mids, only 27 percent of American girls had sexual intercourse by age 18; in56 percent of such girls-including a fathrr of year-olds-had become sexually active.

References to this book Engagierte Vaterschaft: Both men and women are members of the same species. Be the first to add this to a list.

Review: Life Without Father – Culture and Youth Studies

Jared Gillins marked it as to-read Aug 28, Truth Decay in America. However, the last sentence in the paragraph is an outrageous insult to all fathers who are fighting a hopeless battle for the right of their children to have a father in their lives. In my home-town Duesseldorf, Germany, popbefore W. Partly this is a matter of arithmetic. They seem willing to let the child direct play. Kelcie rated it liked it May 13, Be the first to discover new talent! Write to Readers Reply at the address on page 8 or post your comments on our web site at http: The Splintering of the American Mind.


Rashawan added it Jan 24, Jessica rated it liked it Jan 25, Bringing up children is demanding, stressful and exhausting. Reclaiming Fatherhood and Marriage.

Life without Father, Part I | The Open Mind | PBS

The University of Melbourne. Explanations include poverty and the fact that children receive less supervision and protection from men their mothers bring home.

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The effect of promiscuity on children is just as devastating if the mother is promiscuous without having her sexuality regulated by marriage. Before you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide.