How daughters can repair a damaged relationship with their divorced dad

Professor Linda Nielsen, Wake Forest University

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Adulthood wellbeing lower for single-parent kids – new research

David Richter, Sakari Lemola

  People who grew up in single-parent families have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, new University of Warwick research shows Individuals brought up by a single parent earn 30% less, are 9% less likely to be in a romantic relationship and have fewer friends, researchers find 20% of children in Germany […]

Are Dads still being McIntoshed?

Bettina Arndt

Here’s some rare good news about our Family Court system. Fewer dads with very young children are being denied overnight care of their infants and toddlers.   That’s a very big deal because up to three years ago most fathers lost out when they went to court seeking any overnight care. Lawyers used to joke […]

Mums, stop acting like martyrs. It’s killing you

Angela Mollard, Sunday Mail Brisbane

Indeed, a few men have told me they feel like spectators rather than participants in family life because women are self-appointed ringmasters who not only seize the whip but believe there’s only one way of cracking it.

The ‘agony’ of being a 50/50 mother? Oh please. It’s called equality – and fathers deserve their share just as much as women

By Peter Lloyd

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3575744/The-agony-50-50-mother-Oh-s-called-equality-fathers-deserve-share.html – Stand By Your Manhood author hits back at mums upset with 50/50 access – Peter Lloyd is incensed that mothers don’t want to give exes equal time – Says the debate shows that feminism isn’t concerned with true equality Just when you think the modern gender debate can’t descend any further into toe-curling […]

Parents forcefully blocked from seeing kids could be abuse

Emily Smith, Daily Mercury

http://www.dailymercury.com.au/news/is-parent-alienation-abuse/2675874/ STOPPING parents from seeing their children could fall under the definition of child abuse if George Christensen gets his way.  The Federal Member for Dawson said he would lobby with Victorian independent Senator John Madigan to have the definition of child abuse widened to include parental alienation.  Mr. Christensen said the current system for […]

Stop stacking the legal deck against dads

Jasmine Hernandez, New York Post http://nypost.com/2015/06/18/stop-stacking-the-legal-deck-against-dads/

  Photo: Shutterstock As a family-law attorney, it’s been my passion to meet fathers who exhibit the unyielding desire to win custody — or, at the very least, enforce their visitation and decision-making rights in the lives of their children after divorce. This Sunday, there will be many men spending Father’s Day without the ability […]

British Government Statistics: ‘Fathers Who Aren’t Living with Their Children Don’t Count’

Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

[Attachment(s) from Yuri Joakimidis joakimidisyuri@yahoo.com.au [euro-dads] included below] https://www.nationalparentsorganization.org/recent-articles?id=22102  Following up on my post of yesterday… There I made the point that we can’t seriously expect fathers to act the part of dedicated, selfless parents when our culture simmers in a toxic stew of anti-dad messages. Amazingly, even with all the obstacles placed between men […]

Non-dom dads: the forgotten men of single-parent families

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/relationships/11284758/Non-dom-dads-the-forgotten-men-of-single-parent-families.html Official attitudes towards non-custodial fathers are several decades out of   date, leaving them effectively cast out of society, writes Neil Lyndon  ‘No matter how devoted he may be, a father who does not live with his children will almost certainly find it impossible to be recognised as an equal parent’ Photo: Alamy   By Neil […]

Co-Parenting After Divorce – approved

Edward Kruk, Ph.D.

“There is a consensus that neither the discretionary best interests of the child standard nor sole custody or primary residence orders are serving the needs of children and families of divorce.”