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Can a friend or grandfather fill in as a father figure?
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: YES!
A father figure is usually an older man, normally one with power, authority, or strength, with whom one can identify with on a deeply psychological level and who generates emotions generally felt towards one's father..
. An emotional substitute for a father...

In brief: YES!
A father figure is usually an older man, normally one with power, authority, or strength, with whom one can identify with on a deeply psychological level and who generates emotions generally felt towards one's father..
. An emotional substitute for a father...
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