This website is geared toward educating the general public, with special attention to fathers and potential fathers about the epidemic of absentee fathers as well as its sociological and psychological causes, effects and possible solutions. Dear Daddy is a letter to fathers and potential fathers, highlighting how crucial their roles are in the family, community and society. It is not in anyway meant to discriminate or stereotype any particular person or group as the views expressed here are not my own but the work of scholars and researchers who have explored the phenomenon. Thank you for visiting and I do hope that the information that you find here is helpful to you in some way.


           you are welcome to browse this site and look through the information I have compiled for your viewing pleasure. Do enjoy!



Father Absenteeism is 100% preventable and we ALL can help encourage and support the males within...
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Website launched

04-11-15     The website was launched as my thesis project and as a means to...
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Sociological Perspective

The Sociological Perspective

This looks at absentee fathers from a sociological viewpoint. Examining how the society impacts the issue as well as how the...
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Psychological Perspective


This looks at absentee fathers from a psychological viewpoint. Examining how individuals impact the issue as well as how the issue impacts...
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Children in father-absent homes are almost four times more likely to be poor. In 2011, 12 percent of children in married-couple families were living in poverty, compared to 44 percent of children in mother-only families. Even after controlling for income, youths in father-absent households still...
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