Campus Units

Human Development and Family Studies

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Submitted Manuscript

Publication Date

1-10-2017

Journal or Book Title

Personal Relationships

First Page

1

Last Page

18

DOI

10.1111/pere.12171

Abstract

It is important to investigate the ways in which sons learn about marriage from men, including biological fathers, male relatives, and social fathers. This study’s purpose is to explore Black sons’ observations of fathers’ teachings about husbandhood. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 52 married Black men who participated in the Pathways to Marriage project in 2010. Findings highlighted developmental pathways and family processes related to modeling husbandhood, demonstrating trust and commitment, managing conflict, protecting and providing, displaying teamwork and partnership, showing love and affection, and imparting beliefs and values. Implications and recommendations for future studies are also discussed.

Comments

This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article Personal Relationships, January 2017, which has been published in final form at doi: 10.1111/pere.12171. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving."

Copyright Owner

IARR

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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