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By Scarlen Valderaz, Patriot Post, Jan. 5, 2023

Contrary to popular feminist belief, women cannot do it all, especially when it comes to raising children.

Fatherless homes are a crisis that plagues our country. The statistics surrounding fatherless homes are not the greatest. Below you will find some statistics about fatherless homes taken from The Fatherless Generation:

  • 63% of youth suicides are from fatherless homes (US Dept. Of Health/Census) — 5 times the average.
  • 85% of all youths in prison come from fatherless homes — 20 times the average. (Fulton Co. Georgia, Texas Dept. of Correction)
  • 71% of pregnant teenagers lack a father. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release, Friday, March 26, 1999]
  • Daughters of single parents without a Father involved are 53% more likely to marry as teenagers … and 92% more likely to get divorced themselves.

Now let us compare the statistics from homes that include an involved father:

  • Children with Fathers who are involved are 70% less likely to drop out of school.
  • Children with Fathers who are involved are 40% less likely to repeat a grade in school.
  • Adolescent girls raised in a 2 parent home with involved Fathers are significantly less likely to be sexually active than girls raised without involved Fathers. …

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