This Sunday, September 2nd is Father’s Day in Australia, and word around the outback is that dads are prepared to receive gifts valued at less than half of the value of those bought for Mother’s Day.
While moms (or mums, as they call’em) received Mother’s Day gifts with an average value of $60, dads are expected to see gifts valued around $28, says IBISWorld.
So, long story short: A study by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, helmed by director Deborah Cobb-Clark, states that while teenage boys without fathers are more likely to turn to crime, teen girls are unaffected.
And as the studies always find, having an involved dad is great, but just having a dad in the home cuts down boys’ involvements in criminal and delinquent activity.
Wait, wait, wait. But…what about daughters?
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