Shannon Philpott

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching

Boys’ Attachments to Dads in Child Development

Screen shot 2013-02-13 at 4.16.12 PMPublished February 2013: Mom.Me

Boys’ Attachments to Dads in Child Development
How important is a son’s relationship with his father?

Article Excerpt:

When a father holds his son for the first time, a sense of pride and joy beams from his face. A young boy with an attachment to his dad often has the same look in his eyes. “The relationship a boy shares with his father is a constant in life – friendships with schoolmates, fraternity brothers and work colleagues will come and go, but the father-son relationship is one that lasts throughout life,” says Christina Steinorth, the author of “Cue Cards for Life: Gentle Reminders for Better Relationships” and a licensed psychotherapist in Santa Barbara, California, with a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. A boy’s attachment to his father directly affects his development through the years. From healthy attachments to the risks associated with over-attachment, know how to foster your son’s relationships and overall development.

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– Shannon Philpott

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