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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The Remarkable Decline of Fatherhood and Marriage. Men must strive for an active role as parents, but at the same time they must eschew the idea of role reversal.

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Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: A surprising suggestion emerging from recent social-science research is that it is decidedly worse to a child to lose a father in the modern, voluntary way than through death. Will the reverse not happen if our families are being destroyed?

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Employers, for example, can provide generous parental leave and experiment with more flexible work hours. Bringing up children is demanding, stressful and exhausting. Making Congress Great Again. Copied to your clipboard Unable to copy. Melvina Epps rated it it was amazing Mar 11, The role of fatherhood itself must be redefined by rethinking what he says are traditionally negative male attitudes toward gentle nurturing, housework, cooking, doing laundry, and other once-womanly chores.

Ogunnaike Samuel added it Jun 09, P65 Book English University of Wollongong. FthenakisBeate Minsel Snippet view – Kelcie rated it liked it May 13, These online bookshops told us they have this item: In accordance with Title 17 U. Else, why is it that women have children out of wedlock and by men not part of their marriage, or have children by many different men? Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video.

He doesn’t explain how to go about it but wants divorces to be more difficult to obtain when there are children.

Life without Father, Part I

Many “experts” daavid 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.


Kids, at least in the early years, seem to prefer to play with daddy.

We should consider a two-tier system of divorce law: Much of what they contribute is simply the result of being a wighout adult in the home. Cindy Cohn of the Electronic Frontier Foundation on safeguarding rights in a digital world.

Email required Address never made public. Teen suicide has nearly tripled in the United States. The Human Carnage of Fatherlessness.

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