Dr. Michael Lamb is possibly the most knowledgeable person about the benefits to children of paternal involvement in their lives. He is extremely highly respected by his peers. So it’s always a pleasure and a learning experience to read his work. Here’s a short article of his that expounds on the effects of father-child relationships and children’s well-being, both at the time and later in life (The Good Men Project, 4/21/19).
Put simply, close, active father-child attachment is associated with a host of benefits for kids.