Date PostedMarch 3, 2019

Dads’ Heavy Drinking Could be Influencing Teenager Girls The Worst


Fathers, your drinking may be influencing your daughters.

A study out of the Griffith Criminology Institute found that teenage girls are more likely to try alcohol by 14 or 15 if their dads are heavy drinkers.

The study by Jacqueline Homel from the institute and Diana Warren from the Australian Institute of Family Studies, revealed that girls were influenced more their dads than boys of the same age are.

It is the first time a clear link was discovered between fathers’ drinking habits and their teenage daughters.

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