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Mancession in Manchester: Number of Stay-at-Home Fathers ‘Soars’ in UK from Recession
7 years ago

Mancession in Manchester: Number of Stay-at-Home Fathers ‘Soars’ in UK from Recession

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The Daily Mail is reporting that the United Kingdom is seeing a boom in stay-at-home fathers, partially due to a recent recession in the country.

In fact, a record 10% of men now care for their children, according to the Office for National Statistics. Stay-at-home fathers are at their highest level since statistics for the segment started being collected in 1993.

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The Media Uses the Term ‘Mancession’ Now and Proudly Giggles
8 years ago

The Media Uses the Term ‘Mancession’ Now and Proudly Giggles

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The U.S. Census Bureau found that fathers acting as primary caregivers to children under 15 now represent 32% of households – which is a 6% jump from 2002. For dads with preschool-aged kids, the census found that 1-in-5 are the primary caregiver.

There have been a lot of stories this holiday season about single fathers and stay-at-home fathers, all trying to get to the bottom of why fathers would choose to be at home with their kids.

Meanwhile, the media has started using the term “mancession” and everyone’s tickled pink about using it. Also, be on the lookout for “dadcession.” And finally, “fatherecession.” I just made up that last one, don’t look for it anywhere.

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