Sunday 22 April 2018

The daddy's girl has no place in a modern family

Don't forget all the rainbow families with two mothers or two fathers or the single parents, writes Sophie Donaldson

Don’t forget all the rainbow families with two mothers or two fathers or the single parents. Picture posed
Don’t forget all the rainbow families with two mothers or two fathers or the single parents. Picture posed
Sophie Donaldson

Sophie Donaldson

Of all the things you might expect to be on the rise in 2018 - veganism, smart fridges, female rage - the daddy's girl might not be it.

According to a report released by the Office of National Statistics in the UK, there has been a 10pc increase in the number of daughters who speak to their father about important matters more than once a week, rising from 35pc in 2009 to 45pc in 2017.

This increasing number of paternal confidantes is being put down to the fact that fathers have become more involved in day-to-day family life and child rearing.

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