A common misconception is that the only “happy families” are 2 parents, still married and living together under one roof. However, each family is unique and it’s completely possible to be divorced and raise happy, well-rounded and healthy children.
However, studies show that after a divorce it’s most common for children to see their father less often than their mother. Children spending time with each parent equally is extremely important, especially after a divorce. The impact of having a less involved father-figure is eye-opening. In our “How important are dads?” infographic we lay out some of the facts about mental, emotional and even physical effects having a present father could have on a child.