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People who grew up with good fathers reveal the most important lessons they've learned from them

People who grew up with good fathers reveal the most important lessons they've learned from them

Although the onus of parenting largely falls upon the mother, studies in the matter have suggested that there are many benefits to growing up with present, engaged fathers.

When it comes to raising a child, the importance of good parenting cannot be stressed enough as the environment and values in which a child is brought up plays a crucial role in shaping the adult they grow into. Although the onus of parenting largely falls upon the mother, studies in the matter have suggested that there are many benefits to growing up with present, engaged fathers. "When fathers are actively involved with their children, children do better," Paul Amato, a sociologist who studies parent-child relationships at Pennsylvania State University, told Fatherly.



 

"Research suggests that fathers are important for a child’s development," he added. This was evident in a Reddit thread on the r/AskReddit forum recently after user oldskoolflavor asked the following question: Those who grew up with a good father. What was the most important thing you learned from him? The answers that followed were all kinds of heartwarming as Redditors shared the lessons the father figures in their lives had taught them.

Here are 25 of our favorite answers:

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