For many of us, the holidays are a time to be close to significant others and romantic partners. Whether we are getting cozy by a fire or meeting under the mistletoe, there is just something about the days getting shorter and the weather getting colder that makes many of us long for intimacy and companionship.
The every-other-weekend dad, born from two generations of soaring divorce rates, was once a conventional part of American culture.
Fatherhood pioneer Dr. Ron Mincy talks about marriage. http://www.usnews.com/opinion/economic-intelligence/articles/2016-01-07/conservatives-and-liberals-agree-that-marriage-matters-in-fighting-poverty