Remarried Fathers : Strengthening Your Father-Daughter Relationship.

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2007
Author (Organization)
Dads and Daughters.
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If you're a divorced father who has remarried, odds are your relationship with your daughter has become more complicated, more stressful, and more distant. Sadly for the majority of fathers and daughters, when dad remarries: The father-daughter relationship is more damaged than the father-son relationship; tensions between mom and dad's wife create problems in the father-daughter relationship; the mom who was not employed during her marriage tends to be the most jealous and most uncooperative when dad remarries; college educated, white mothers tend to be less willing than non-white, less educated mothers to "share" their kids after divorce with the dad and his wife; the father-daughter relationship is better off when the mother has already remarried. This fact sheet offers tips to fathers on how to maintain a healthy relationship with their daughters after remarriage. (Author abstract)

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