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BAXTER, BRIANA | History of Black Women | June 16, 2016
BAXTER, BRIANA | History of Black Women | June 16, 2016
CHILDREN WITH NO LIGHT a Fatherless Society
CHILDREN WITH NO LIGHT a Fatherless Society

For years Fathers have been the back bone of society. Fathers are gods, they not only carry the seed of life they also have the power to create a mini God in his image. An offspring of himself that can make the world a better place. For the past two decades their role is being stripped from them, society not only says but also states that the father role is no longer needed or necessary, because he is the reason why there is complete discord and mayhem running rampant in the world. But society is wrong. Fathers are not to blame. Only society is to blame for the decline of the gods. In fact, I could argue that fatherless girls have a more profound and long-term impact on society than fatherless boys. You see, boys without dads often act out in spectacularly violent and disruptive fashions, whether it’s flash mobs or gang membership or rapes or robberies. When a fatherless boy is acting out his pain, we know it.
However fatherless girls are seldom this dramatic. Instead, they act out their pain and suffering in different ways. Fatherless girls are far more likely to drop out of school, suffer from depression or other emotional disorders and mask their pain through increased promiscuity. In short, fatherless girls have babies. Without fathers. Since the 1960s, women have been sold a bill of goods when they were told they could have it all. And for too many women, “having it all” includes having children without the financial support of a husband.
For most men, marriage instills a sense of maturity and responsibility. They will work hard at whatever job they can find in order to provide for their wives and children. This is the fundamental nature of a needed…...

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