The Impact of Father Absence on Daughter Sexual Development and Behaviors: Implications for Professional Counselors.

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Journal Name
Family Journal
Journal Volume
22
Journal Issue
3
Page Count
8
Year Published
2014
Author (Individual)
La Guardia, Amanda C.
Nelson, Judith A.
Lertora, Ian M.
Resource Type
Journal Article
Our study investigated the relationship among daughters from father-absent homes, daughters' age of menarche, and daughters' first sexual intercourse. This study was conducted as a paper-and-pencil survey with a total of 12 questions answered by 342 undergraduate female students. Results indicated that females from father-absent homes reported experiencing menarche significantly earlier than females from father-present homes; significant correlations at the p

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