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.
Additional analyses with a small number of fathers or father surrogates (n = 73) who participated in our study revealed that fathers' monitoring of sons' behavior was inversely associated wit h sons' subsequent delinquent behavior, controlling for delinquent behavior in 1996 and other demographic and parenting variables.
THE first gay couple in Britain to father surrogate children are planning a third baby.
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.