In the latest survey, there is a major decline in the number of children living in father-absent homes.
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It means that there are more children now who are living in a home with a father or father-figure in it. This is good news and reason to celebrate, especially on the recently concluded Father’s Day.
There is a lot of positive impact if the father is ever-present in the house with his spouse and their children.
In a study of children who are raised in a home with a father or father-figure, these children tend to be:
4x less likely to live in poverty
2x less likely to drop out of high school
7x less likely to become pregnant before the age of 18
Less likely to commit crime and be sentenced to prison
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