Based on the feature film of the same name, The Father Effect is a must-read for the millions of men and women who have lost their fathers through divorce, death, or disinterest.
John Finch always struggled after his father committed suicide when he was eleven, but it wasn't until he was raising his own three daughters that he truly understood their futures relied on his coming to terms with his difficult past. To move forward, he needed to forgive both his father for choosing to leave, and himself for not being the best father he could be.
This journey led to The Father Effect, a book containing practical help for anyone, man or woman, with a deep father wound from losing a dad through divorce, death, or disinterest. Through positive lessons on forgiveness and approachable advice on how to change your legacy as a parent, partner, and person, The Father Effect is the ultimate healing tool for anyone who has suffered the absence of a dad.
Speechless and humbled
I'm getting married and becomint a father all in a matter of months. As a Christian God, I yearned and asked God to guide me, to teach me, and to surround me with people and materials that will help me become the Godly husband and father I am meant to be. This book touched on every one of those things. While I understanding parenting will be my own challenge and marriage will be a separate learning experience, this book helps lay the foundations for men who grew up fatherless. Be the father you never had. Be different and set the example.
If you are going to be a father this book is a must read.