Positive Outcomes of Father Involvement

  • School aged children are better academic achievers.

  • Children are more likely to enjoy school, have better attitudes towards school and participate in extracurricular activities.

  • Infants are more likely to be securely attached to the father and be better able to handle strange situations.

  • Father involvement results in children experiencing overall life satisfaction.

  • Young adults score higher on measures of self-acceptance and personal and social adjustment.

  • Children are more likely to have positive peer relations and be well liked.

  • Children are more likely to grow up to be tolerant and understanding.

  • Father warmth and nurturance significantly predicts children's moral maturity.