What Makes A Man A Good Father?

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Field.Experience What makes a man a good father? Fathering a child may not be difficult, but being a father definitely is. A good father should show their child love, support, provide for them, nourish them and care, teach and be physically and emotionally involved with a child’s life and will teach their children morals and values. A good father can and will make a huge difference in a child’s life in every single aspect. But what are the possible consequences if a person does not. have a father while growing up? It has been proven that children without fathers will end up. facing psychological problems in the future more often than those who did have fathers around. My field experience studied African American women who did not have fathers. When starting my field experience, I first had to define exactly what makes a good father just that. At the end of the day, it comes down to one thing; a good father loves his children and will always be there for them, no matter the situation. When I began interviewing four different women, it became apparent that each woman had disowned their fathers early on. It was personally heartbreaking to know that these four women did not acknowledge their fathers at all. I could never imagine my life without my father. However, this field experience made me truly realize that many women, regardless of race, do grow up without a father figure in their life. Most women without fathers in their lives are often in denial, have anger issues or

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