“The father effect” refers to the positive impact that involved and supportive fathers can have on various aspects of their children’s lives. The points you mentioned are consistent with research findings and observations on the influence of positive fathering:
- Less likely to struggle with psychological challenges: Children who have a supportive and involved father figure are often found to be more resilient and less prone to psychological challenges. A stable and nurturing father-child relationship can contribute to a child’s emotional well-being.
- More likely to avoid high-risk taking behaviors: Involved fathers often play a role in instilling a sense of responsibility and providing guidance. Children with positive father figures are generally less inclined to engage in risky behaviors, as they may internalize the values and guidance provided