father surrogate


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Noun1.father surrogate - a man who takes over all the functions of the real fatherfather surrogate - a man who takes over all the functions of the real father
foster father, foster-father - a man who is a foster parent
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
stepfather - the husband of your mother by a subsequent marriage
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GAY millionaires Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow made history 10 years ago when they became the first same-sex couple to father surrogate children.
We test the hypothesis that the effects of mothers' parenting on delinquent behavior will be stronger in families without a father or father surrogate.