Boys need an appropriate role model

Boys look to their father or father-figure as the role model for their own behaviour.

  • Boys need time from fathers and father-figures
  • Teach them that revenge doesn’t solve problems, unlike in the movies or on TV
  • Speak and role model respect for women
  • Encourage physical activity, confidence and a healthy view of competition

Tips:

Be a more proactive father

Take some time to think about your family's needs in the future.

Tips:

Older teenage and adult children

Tell your teenage and adult children – often! – that you love them.