I have an amazing father myself and I am raisinig 3 little boys so believe me, I am not anti-man. I am curious about why they say a father-figure is so important. I have read that a part time, deadbeat and even borderline abusive father is better than none. How can that be true? My kid's dad is very uninvolved, I don't feel like they'd be missing anything from his absence if he just dissapeared. In fact I feel like it would be better because they wouldn't be reminded of how uninvolved he is every time he decides to be a dad for a day. My son crying because he's sad that "daddy leaves him" can't be better.
My kids are surrounded by love. They have me, my parents, my in laws, my brother and sister in law. They have several good father figures. I'm just irritated I guess. Can anyone relate?