ERIC Number: EJ265592
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
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Factors Contributing to First-Time Fathers' Readiness for Fatherhood: An Exploratory Study.
May, Katharyn A.
Family Relations, v31 n3 p353-61 Jul 1982
Interviewed first-time expectant fathers (N=100) regarding factors which contributed or detracted from their emotional readiness for fatherhood. Found factors contributing to readiness for fatherhood included: a sense of stability in the couple's relationship, relative financial security, and a sense of closure to the childless part of the couple's relationship. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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