The father as a model
Even if the model function of the both parents is important, has that one
of the father a special meaning. That model particularly refers to the behavior
to his wife. The association of the man to his wife becomes to a image for
the daughter how she will be treated one day, and a model for the son how to
deal with his future wife.
The image of the father is guiding for the male model of the son and the later
partner – effigy for the daughter. Fathers have to ask themselves if
his portray is good for his son or his daughter. Maleness is passed on by fathers
to sons. Women can’t give their sons a male identity. If there is no
father present or if the father doesn’t care about the education, then
the boy will search a male image in his acquaintances. Not only the sion also
the daughter needs a male image. For the fact that the daughter’s self
value feeling depends on the attitude of the father.
Processing the own childhood:
Every man has an effigy of being a father from his own childhood. This effigy
determines unconscious ( often also conscious) his own behaviour as a father.
But to be a “good” father you have to process your own father – son – relationship.
If you don’t manage that, you’ll have some conflicts with your
The particular meaning of the parents to the religion – development:
The child receives the first contact with religion from his/her parents and
he/she would tent to that religion.