Slate: Daddy’s Home

Fatherhood transforms men. But only if they live with their kids.

Oct 03, 2017
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Fatherlessness is a “rot that is eating away at the modern soul,” writes Douglas Wilson, and the problem goes far beyond their physical absence in families.  “Most of our families are starving for fathers, even if Dad is around, and there’s a huge cost to our children and our society because of it.”

The range of social ills that arise out of fatherless homes are legion.  They range from cyclical rates of poverty and a propensity towards crime in the children, to a feminism without any sense of joy in its femininity, and the huge expansion of a paternalistic government that actually exacerbates the problem by oppressing all.

This article explores the beneficial effects of fatherhood on the men who accept their responsibilities to remain with their wives and act as fathers to their children.  Fathers who live with their children are significantly less likely to be depressed and more likely to report they are satisfied with their lives, compared to childless men and men who live apart from their children

This is a helpful article on a matter about which more men need to take responsibilitySo long as men avoid responsibility, solutions will be sought in politics.

As everyone recognizes, where it is not in a state of terminal decline, politics is in a state of gridlock.  But that too is a product of family breakdown.

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