By: Fr. Val Peter - Boystown, NE
Importance Of Father & Mother In Child’s Life:
Father offers daughter:
1. Security – she feels safe because she is daddy’s little princess.
2. Protection – won’t let anyone harm her.
Father offers son:
1. Role model – what a father and husband should look like.
2. Secrets – about women and life, etc.
Mother offers daughter:
1. Role model – what a mother and wife should look like.
2. Secrets – about men and life, etc.
Mother offers son:
1. Trust – a.) she is reliable (reliance) and always comes when he needs her and she is committed (committment) because she always brings what he needs.
2. Intimacy – is there for her son when he needs emotional support or nurturing. Teaches him to be gentle and in touch with emotions.