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The word “father” appears commonly on first-grade spelling quizzes due to its simplicity of spelling; however, it holds startlingly many different meanings under its simple spelling. Most young-aged daughters characterize a father as the protector of their family who they can always rely on, a role model whom she gets inspiration from, and a counselor who provides wise guidance for her life. The Bible commands fathers to “Train up a child in the way he should go” and to “bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” Also, a British Poet George Herbert once said, “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” Absence of father, in other words, means insufficient guidance, security, and love in a young child’s life.…show more content…
Even when the father is alive, he can possibly be physically away because of his work. No matter what the cause is, a father’s absence affects the future life of their children. Fathers affect who their children become and how they live their lives. One of the biggest problems fatherless daughters face is self-esteem issues and romantic relational problems. Fathers and daughters naturally have a link between them from birth, for they are genetically related. All daughters need and desire love from opposite sex and love from father satisfies this desire during the early age of a daughter. But when father’s unconditional love is absent from daughter’s life, she feels abandoned and neglected. This results in low self-esteem and doubtful self-worth. A daughter’s romantic relationships can also be affected significantly by the absence of father. There are two extreme effects: seeking for love and attention from a guy desperately or refusing to have a romantic relationship at all. Because a father was never able to satisfy a daughter’s desire for attention and love from the opposite sex, a daughter can desperately seek love and attention from guys without considering their character. On the other hand, because of the hurts she received from feeling abandoned by a father, it is possible that she will completely refuse to have a romantic relationship. Other effects of absence of father can be exposed on categories like education,
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