By W. Goldberg

Men's organic clocks is probably not ticking loudly, yet what concerning the social clock? Are there advantages to being in-step with social norms for the timing of parenthood? In a transparent and available kind, this e-book examines the benefits and drawbacks of early, on-time, and not on time first fatherhood. The e-book contains a foreword by way of Ross D. Parke.

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05). Post hoc contrasts Why Do Men Want to Become Parents? 05). The on-time fathers had higher scores than the delayed-timing expectant fathers on the “love kids/joy” factor. A similar finding emerged when the motive/reward factors were examined by whether or not expectant fathers thought they were in-step with the social clock. 05). Other factors were not significant. 02, ns). Summary: motivation for parenthood In this chapter, several facets of motivation and readiness for parenthood were examined using both quantitative and qualitative approaches.

A significant amount of social pressure comes from families, peer culture, popular media, and the larger society. Men and women compare themselves to friends, family members, and work colleagues to see whether they have “made good … with a timeline in mind” (Neugarten, 1979, p. 887). Men’s awareness of social pressure to become fathers – and the variation in their adjustment to the new role of father depending on when in their lives they assume this role – suggests a clock of a different sort, a social clock.

05). Post hoc contrasts Why Do Men Want to Become Parents? 05). The on-time fathers had higher scores than the delayed-timing expectant fathers on the “love kids/joy” factor. A similar finding emerged when the motive/reward factors were examined by whether or not expectant fathers thought they were in-step with the social clock. 05). Other factors were not significant. 02, ns). Summary: motivation for parenthood In this chapter, several facets of motivation and readiness for parenthood were examined using both quantitative and qualitative approaches.

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