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Father’s Day is coming up and I recently read a study out of the United Kingdom published in the journal Psychological Medicine that suggests that young girls who grow up without their fathers turn into depressed teenagers later in life.
It’s well known that depression tends to effect teenage girls much more than teenage boys and that trend stays the same throughout adulthood. New research is suggesting that when young girls grow up without their fathers, the risk of depression increases with 23% of teenage girls showing signs of tiredness or sadness if they’re separated from their father before the age of five.
According to the study, it also makes them 50% more likely to develop other mental health problems compared to girls whose fathers remained in their lives.
Preschoolers are especially vulnerable with dealing with divorce and separation poorly because they generally do not have a support system of…
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