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Study Claims Teen Daughters Unaffected By Lack of Father
8 years ago

Study Claims Teen Daughters Unaffected By Lack of Father

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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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