Motherhood seems to come naturally to women. They almost seem to come out of the womb ready to raise a child. Men, however, find that fatherhood can be a struggle. Many new fathers find it difficult to bond with their child, an experience that perplexes the mothers and may create tension within the fathers.
Parents may think that they are only a small influence in their children’s lives and they often underestimate the impact that they have on their overall development. Dads have a role in the psychological, social, and academic development of their children. The importance of being a good dad may not be addressed often, but those dads who put forth the effort will see the fruits of their labor as they watch their children grow into successful and well-adjusted adults.
As a father caring deeply for your children, the first step in understanding your legal rights is to become informed and educated. By reading this article, you are taking a first step in the right direction. The benefits in becoming educated about your legal rights could influence your access to your children, emotional health, and financial security for the rest of your lifetime.
It is often said that women seeking to marry will gravitate toward men much like their father. While this may or may not be a fact, it is true that a woman’s relationship with her father is the first important female-male relationship she will ever experience and it forms the foundation for all other interactions in her life. A daughter’s relationship with her father also greatly affects her own self-image and confidence.