Number of Father’s With Primary Residential Status Reportedly Skyrocketing

According to this [LI] Newsday article, divorced fathers are increasingly becoming primary residential parents.

In Long Island, the number of single fathers rose 221% between 1970 and 2000, compared to the 65% increase in the number of single mothers there for the same period.

According to the article, single fathers face the same challenges at home and in the workplace as single mothers, and they have the same interests and concerns as single mothers.