If your August edition of the Californian Journal of Health Promotion has gotten buried on your coffee table, as I know it does, then you missed an article about how prison yoga is making incarcerated fathers into better parents. Because duh. And double duh that this came from a Californian scholarly journal.
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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