This week’s blog has excerpts from a September 29 New York Times article “The Crisis of Men and Boys” by David Brooks. The article captures many of the serious negative implications of fatherless that Tender Lions: Building the Vital Relationship Between Father and Son reveals, and we’ve been writing and speaking about for the last three years.
The basic premise of the article is that boys and men are struggling in America, and it’s not getting better. Here is some of the data:
Girls outperform boys academically in virtually every subject and at