father surrogate

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Synonyms for father surrogate

a man who takes over all the functions of the real father

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More than half (53%) of the adolescents reported that they were not living with a father or father surrogate.
THE first gay couple in Britain to father surrogate children are planning a third baby.
The main difference between most critical discourse on Chance and my own lies in the reading of Captain Anthony's delay in his consummation of the marriage--my interpretation viewing him as a" good" father surrogate who declines to exercise his autonomy until convinced of the mutual desire on the part of his wife.
Henry does, however, become a father surrogate for Joe, whose birth he facilitates.
Two gay men who won a landmark legal victory to father surrogate twins in America could now be forced to go through a lengthy adoption process in this country, the Government said yesterday.