Monday, June 22, 2009

Five Myths on Fathers and Family

Bradford Wilcox a professor of sociology at the University of Virginia and a senior fellow at the Institute for American Values outlines the Five most common Myths on Fathers and Family

1. THE ‘MR. MOM’ SURGE [There are actually very few stay-at-home dads.]

2. WOMEN WANT EVERYTHING 50-50 [They actually don't.]

3. MARRIAGE IS JUST A PIECE OF PAPER [Married fathers are far more involved with their kids than live-together fathers.]

4. THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT [Children do much, much better when they are raised by both parents.]

5. DADS ARE DISPENSABLE [Dads are indispensable.]

Read the full article here.

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