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June 23, 2020
by Patricia Tomasi

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How are Fathers Coping During COVID-19?

June 23, 2020 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A pair of new studies conducted on behalf of the not-for-profit Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) looked at how COVID-19 is affecting fathers in Canada. “The impact of stress resulting from an unexpected change on the health and well-being of men and fathers was under reported in the research and media landscape,” Joanne Watson of the CMHF told us. “We wanted to understand more than just anecdotal information, such that men, and fathers in particular, were being impacted by the public health measures, including the economic, social and cultural restrictions." [More]

June 11, 2014
by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW

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The Good Father

June 11, 2014 04:55 by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW  [About the Author]

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As a group, few have made more progress than fathers in the past 50 years. Granted, there were always good fathers out there – those who were more involved than simply putting money in the bank. However, social and cultural norms that guide the collective behavior of fathers have shifted radically. While many still follow outdated stereotypes, others have adopted the more progressive roles within the family and as parents. [More]