Congrats on the expansion of the ebrown_franchise!
Good rant. Lots of people need to hear that.
I've posted a link to a different article on the same research. For everyone mom, or dad, or aunt, or in-law, who doesn't think dad is vitally crucial ...
Decreasing closeness with dad linked to symptoms of depression, study finds
TORONTO (CP) - Fathers need to be involved with kids beyond the years of bedtime stories as teens can experience symptoms of depression if they feel dad is becoming less affectionate, a new study suggests.
"Young people who reported that their relationship with their father had increased in closeness, understanding and affection over time were more likely to have lower scores of symptoms of depression at ages 16 and 17, compared with young people who responded that their relationship got worse," said the Statistics Canada study released Wednesday.
as important as mothers are, fathers are even more important in this particular respect, according to this study. it's a study that is turning some people on their heads here.