. . /\, . Get answers by asking now. . . . Gender preference is a hotly debated topic. Sons love their parents more than anything and are more trustable by their parents. . . there are plenty of men who favor sons and there are women who favor their daughters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . However, last weekend - Mothers' Day, the Sunday Times ran an article about how mothers would always love their sons (the implication being that they might love them more than their DDs) and my MIL often goes on about how mothers are closest to their sons (although actually she sees most of her DD who does far more for her). . . Psychologically, father feels dependence on son at one stage. . They have to compete for a women. . . . . Fathers did engage in more rough play with their sons than their daughters, which is important because that kind of play may help young children learn how … . . . . . Look back to when you were pregnant or soon after your daughter … . I think that both men and women should be treated equally and all parents should give both son and daughter equal importance, They should be happy with whatever child Allah has given them cause in this world many parents don't have any child. im sure he cares just as much about seeing his daughter (unless hes a dumb asshole that is) take king henry for example. . . . . . Answer: The birthright is emphasized in the Bible because it honored the rights or privileges of the family’s firstborn son. In a perfect world, children have two parents who love them equally and don't show preferential treatment. . (And, incidentally, a majority of women are *still* taking their Husband's name when they marry, although that figure does decrease every year.). I will tell you why. Both are equal. It just can't be helped. . . . . . . . She is the knot which ties the family together. . . No I believe that daughters are more important than sons in many reasons daughters care and of course love their parents much more Than sons daughters always support her father daughters also care about their mother much more than the sons do sons are always dying for their parents property daughters are important than sons, Sons are not important at all we girls need to believe in more girl power without us no babies would be born sons are actually more selfish sons are also actually more greedy than daughters so this is the the reason why girls should believe in more girl power ok, Daughters are more important in many reasons they care and of course love their parents much more she ways care for for mother and she always support her father ok this is the reason why I say that daughters are more important in so many reasons why daughters are more important, I would probably prefer to daughter ok because daughters are way more smarter and of course more important than most sons ok and no I think that us daughters are more important than most sons ok daughters around the globe are more, Important than most sons ok ok ok ok, I say love daughter ok and no I think that daughters are more important also daughters are loved cared more ok also this is why daughters are more important than most sons ok and n9 I think they us daughters are way more smarter and of course more important than most sons, I would rather have a daughter ok and no I think that daughters are more important than sons ok and no I think that us daughters are more important than most sons ok and no I think that daughters are more important than sons ok ok ok ok bye bye, No I think that daughters are way more important than sons because sons are inferior to daughters while daughters on the roster hand are more important than sons ok ok ok and no I think that daughters are way and more important than sons ok ok ok why every couple should have daughters. . . . }, . . . . And dudes communicate in gruff ways. . . . . . My son at 17 can now mow the grass, trim the hedges and fasten the plumbing, he may additionally wash his clothing, prepare dinner his very own nutrition and be a stable husband to three somewhat fortunate lady sometime. . . . . . It depends, though daughters are more attached and caring. . Parents believe that, to succeed in maths, daughters must try harder than sons and consider advanced maths to be more important for sons, as it enables them to enhance their ‘natural’ talent. . .|. But there are some people in the world especially indian people who say that 1 daughter is equals to 10 sons. . . . . . /(_. . . Furthermore, the stereotypical beliefs held by parents influence their child’s beliefs about their own abilities more so than their past achievements. . `\,. Depends. :`. . . . . . . May be he percieve daughter is dependent on him always. . They can do the same things that men can do, maybe even better. he wanted a son, but he kept having daughters. . .. . Are they going to jocks or be able to get a decent job. .(. Daughters are more caring than sons. . . . . . ._,-%. . In industrialized countries, the sex ratio at birth ranges from 103 to 106 boys for 100 girls. Please don't say "He carries the family name" A name is a name. .\, . . . . . She is a binding force in the family: A daughter is a beautiful binding knot in the family. . .“;,,./`. ./. . . A girl, on the other hand, is seen as a liability, as parents are often pressured to pay dowries when their daughters marry. . . . . . . ..`. ”~,_. . . . . ;_,,-”, . . . . ..|,./.....\,__. A daughter is more "precious" to father.. but son is more a "mirror" of himself. They can secure your future. . . A daughter will have value if she is pretty. . . . . . . . sexist?? . .. . . . . . It's a nice thought, but really, I think most parents have a favorite child. With dudes its a gamble. . . . . .”=-._. . . . Well, most men always want a son because its the only way to carry on a familys name... unless the daughter never gets married, and has a son with the original last name. . . How could a woman physically throw a boy? . It's probably because men think that boys will be the bread-bringers and stuff and handle finances and crap. . . Physically more attractive parents are more likely to have daughters than physically less attractive parents, both in the United States and in the United Kingdom.. . Did you even know that they can pay her as a surrogate. . . . I love my son more than my daughter, but don’t know why It’s important to find the reasons, says Mariella Frostrup. . . If gender equality is nurtured at home itself, there won't be any difference between a son and a daughter. . . . . . . . . . . Girls are important, too. . . IF she is pretty enough. . . Purely Wonderful Reasons Why Daughters are Better Than Sons. . . . . Boys Learn Life Lessons With Moms. . . . . And I’m a dude. . And one large study of nearly 9,000 adults confirmed that a father’s death affects sons more strongly than daughters, leading to the same sort of … i don't know why people would say girls are more important. . . . . . . . . . Do all mothers enjoy a closer relationship with their sons than with their daughters? . . I don't think men favor son's anymore than other men favor daughters. . . . . . A girl is a mother, A sister, A wife and A blessing to this world. What is the point of having a son if he cannot marry anyone and he sucks at his job? idk y they do, but it happened to be a son on the show u r talking about. His father under no circumstances lifted a finger except it became into wrapped around a golfing club or a lager bottle or yet another lady,hence my divorce. . . By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. ”:. . Frankly, I think the majority of men favor their daughters......"daddy's little girl". .\, . . Daughters Vs Sons is an old age debate and continues even today. Your specific situation will be different than what you see on a tv show. . . . . . . . . ,}, . . . . . . . . . ../.`~,. ..(. It may be that fathers like living with sons more than with daughters and, since fathers generally lose day-to-day access to their children in divorce, fathers in marginal marriages may be more likely to want to stay married if a child is a son. it is sort of a special kinship. . . As for women treating their daughters better because they are female...almost every mother does, to a lesser or greater extend. .. . . \`~.*-,. . . Mothers are, the research shows, twice as likely to be more critical of their daughters than their sons, while over half admitted that they feel a stronger tie to their son than their daughter. . . . . . However, I do know that some men feel closer to their sons, and others feel more protective and loving of their daughters. . . . . ../, . . Parents also have the perception that daughters should be protected more than sons. . . Though some polls indicate sons are more sought after than daughters among parents, especially in certain cultures, daughters are more likely to look after you in old age, a new study says. `:,, . Yeah I think that sons are more important than daughters because I say yeah because apparently daughters Are inferior to sons so just deal with sons are more important and of course sons will always be more important than daughters so this girls are stronger and better Need to stop deal with it you feminisms, Yes I think that sons are more important in many reasons sons are the ones who provide for the family ok and no I think that sons are more important than daughters because the boys and of course the sons a re the ones that will take after the family name, Yes I think that I agree with this debate sons are more important in so many reasons why 1 sons provide for the family 2 Sons of course can earn money for the family and of course 3 Sons can go to school without being scared or afraid and final 4 sons get educated and of course earn money and 5 sons provide food shelter and of course water, Yes I think that I fully support this topic that boys sons are more important to the family and of course in the family because the boys are the ones the one that will in fact take the family name for it sons are more important than daughters ok ok, Sons is way more important in many reasons Sons of course go out to work day and night to of course to provide for the family also sons are more important because sons can earn money from their hardwork also sons provide shelter water and of course food sons go to school to get educated To earn money, Sons are greater Sons are more Sons are way more greater Sons greater Sons more greater Sons way more greater Sons are greater to society Sons greater To society Sons are a greater asset to society for the time being ok ok Sons are more important Sons = greater ok, Yes I think that I fully supports this topic that sons and boys are more important to the family than girls because the boys are the one that will take after the family name that is the reason that Sons are more important than daughters ok So Sons are more important than Daughters, Sons are way more important ok and yes they should have to allow sons to be more important then daughters ok and yes I think that sons are greater also sons are way and of course more important than daughters also sons are the ones who provide for their family also sons earn and of course get more respect more respected, Sons are greater because sons work harder and of course provide for the family also sons earn and get paid more to help the family also sons fully support their family more often also sons respect their family a lot also sons tend to get more respect and get more respected, Both would be great but at the time we live in, A boy would be more beneficial to have but having a girl is still great. . As a result, daughters are exposed to strict rules more than sons are, for instance, at schools, the teachers are too strict to girls than boys. . ..“~,_. . . . . . . . . . . . Is Pearl L. still in prison in New Mexico? . Moms are NOT more important than Dads. . . But...a Son... A son is someone that can carry-on the Family Name... And while you think that a Name is just a Name...it's not. . If I were a traditionalist male from, say, Afghanistan, Sudan or even India, I would recite a whole list of arguments as to why sons are, in fact, better and, therefore, much more desirable than daughters. It is natural … Personal traits vary from individual to individual. . i think it was either the 6th or 8th. . .`=-,. . . . .?. . . . . . . . Sons have no greed of money while daughters always need everything by their parents. . . Do they think the sons are more important because they are males or something? . . .,?. `\. . Separate from self-esteem is the body image of a … . . . . . . . . . . . . “ The fathers also talked about sadness more with the girls than with the boys, and they were more likely to engage in rough physical play with their sons than with their daughters.” Park makes it clear that the ways in which parents treat their children is often innate – something that they do without really knowing or realizing it. . . . . girls tend to traditonal need protecting. Which is the biggest myth actually. . Boys PROSlikely to be the man of the familyvery likely to have a good jobvery helpfulboys CONSmore likely to kill a personprobably become neglectful to parents in teen yearsgirls CONScan be very helpfulthey probably won't kill a personvery trustworthya good dishwasher ( nah just joking )girls CONSgetting a GOOD job as a girl is hard (hey mabye it will change tho)(no offence but) might be unreliablevery easily spoiltconclusion who the fuck cares just get a child (forget abt genders) overall the way the child matures will mainly depend on if you are a good parent or if you are a bad parent. . . Daughter … _/, . . ,.-‘”. Broadly, the research suggests that boys lean on their fathers more than anyone else as they develop social skills. . . . . . ,:`. But I think that some narrow minded people have the perception that boys are are superior in comparison to girls. . . . . . .. `=~-,_\_. . . . . . Well, most men always want a son because its the only way to carry on a familys name... unless the daughter never gets married, and has a son with the original last name. Or the daughter keeps her last name when married, and also has a son and names him with her maiden name. . . . . Sons is way more important Sons is way more important in many reasons Sons of course go out to work day and night to of course to provide for the family also sons are more important because sons can earn money from their hardwork also sons provide shelter water and of course food sons go to school to get educated To earn money . . Worldwide, cultures do tend to value boys more than girls, which affects the overall gender ratio of boys to girls. . So therefor my maiden name will NOT continue on after the ones with it die off. .*~_. I also happen to have a son… . . … . . . . . . The findings showed that fathers of little girls tended to be more responsive to their daughters' needs than fathers with toddler sons, and they spoke more … . . I seriously can't believe how sexist the arguments on the "Yes" side are. Well I completely disagree. . . . . __. . . . . ..\. . . . . . . . After the father died, or in the father’s absence, the firstborn son assumed the father’s authority and responsibilities. . Look at china they ones who are winning are the ones who had a daughter. . .\`~,. . The word itself is self-explanatory- a daughter, a priceless creature. . Coming to your point, the dad see himself in son. . . . .,.-”. . Sons do not love less but may not express to the full bcc extent as they are more practical by nature and less sentimental. . .. ../, . ./. . . }, . . . . . .“-.. . It doesn’t entirely mean that sons are not caring at all. . . . . . If not she can get a job and take care of you. . . . . . . . And so many fathers hate their sons because they are losers. . . .”=,_. . ..`=~-, . . . Daughters are considered to be more caring because of the attachment with parents. . .“~-,_. . .. . Daughters are all well and good, and are someone the Father can pamper, protect, and express his "softer" side with (and what father isn't wrapped around his Daughter's little finger?). As a single mom my son watched me mow the grass, trim the hedges, restoration the plumbing and something that a real guy of the domicile might help with. . . .. . For better or worse, I come from Eastern Europe. .}. This is why I dread having a son incase my husband favors him, I would feel too bad for my daughter so I would rather just have all girls. .{.._$;_. You may find that you favor your son over your daughter also. . But I think that these stupid people say such statement. . And even if they land a gig they can't bear children. . . Like in my family, our last name is about to end, because my dad never had a son, and i am married and did not keep my last name. I have two sons, and I'm thrilled that I don't have a daughter! He sees a cute doll of his choice in his daughter. .((. In most parts of the world, a preference exists for sons over daughters. }.>-._\. . . Parents, be good to your daughters. . .`. . . . First of all, I truly believe all parents love all their children the same. . . . . . . Fathers Influence Their Daughters' Body Image. . . . Period. . . The ‘Electra Complex,’ a term proposed by Carl Jung, deals with the … . . . . . My voice was tighter, my fuse was shorter, and this wasn’t because Josie was easy and Charlie was a handful. . . It's something that cements your membership in the larger scheme of things in your extended family. Just make sure they don't die. . . . .“-,_. . . . Similarly, the first lady iin man's life is mom then wife and next comes daughter. sons have more strength , he can help with farm work, can fight, can become soldiers, more emotional stable than girls. . . . . The first man in daughter;s life is father, then husband and next comes the son. .. . . . . . . . . . . As you might have guessed, in such a situation daughters become more preferable than sons because they have greater reproductive certainty. . . ..“~.,. _\. . Theoretically I know this is crap. . . . . . .\, . . In China, the same ratio went from 106 in 1979 to 117 in 2001Therese Hesketh, Li Lu, Zhu Wei Xing, “The Effect of China’s One-Child Family Policy after 25 Years” in The New England Journal of Medicine, 2005.. ./, . . . . . . . . “If it’s about discipline, leave it to the father.” That is not … Is is rude for relatives to say prayer without you? . . . . /__.(. . It's equally true that girls get more pampering from parents. . . . How to get my parents to see I'm sorry so they can unground me? .,:`. In some places, like India, sons are generally held to be more important than daughters. ./. . . . Do you hate when you get unknown calls from random numbers. . . ,:”. . ,:`^`. . Even in these "liberated" times, the Family Name is still a VERY important thing to most people. ..,/. .. ./, . /” . . . Still have questions? . . . ./, . .,%`>--==``. She can marry some rich dude and you will have an easy retirement. I realized I was treating him more roughly than I did my now-five-year-old daughter, Josie, when she was his age. . . . . . .`=~-,,.\,. . . They are making the girls more stronger and then the girls are becoming more independent girls are are more successful in comparison to boys, They take care of their parents for the whole life, After all girl child is the one who who makes this world makes up the generation. . Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. . . . One of the most common threads of dysfunctional parenting involves the inequitable treatment of daughters versus sons. I was watching this show and this man was going to see hes son and daughter he hadn't seen in years and the whole time on the train he kept saying "I'm going to see my son!!!!" . . ,,_. . . . . . . . . In 1994, a study performed by Adolescence Magazine confirmed that most parents are more protective of their daughters and permissive of their sons. . . . . . Hardly any women take the man's last name anymore so wackass excuse, I've NEVER heard of a woman who treats their daughter better just because she's a female and so is the mother. You are generalizing. . /. . . There are bad Dads out there. . .``~.. . What do you think of the answers? You can sign in to give your opinion on the answer. . . Toddler snags OshKosh deal 01:06. . . ..`=-,,. She is … . . .. obviously, because the sons are males just like the father. . You can count on her for every little thingAfter all, she is such a responsible being. it goes both ways. Really bad ones. . . .. It's silly for you to not want a son just because you saw a TV show that portrayed one man saying he couldn't wait to see his son. . . . . When you don’t have a lot of resources to invest, you can’t run the risk of producing sons whose reproductive certainty is low. . ,.-~-,}, .~”; /. . ..`-.. . . and forgetting the daughter even existed. . . . . It's part of who you are. . . . I hope tat all parent should start giving equal importance to both their so and daughter. so ya it is too start more generation line o girls blood line do not matter for fathers boys do if your dad had two girls he will be the last one i know because my half broth on my father he had two girls so he is the last one it is over for him while me i have to have a boy to countue my family name so ya boys importan not because of sexes it is just because of family tree so you are useless because you have the last name of your husband. I shudder to think that some kiddos are actually better off with no Father than the one that is biologically connected to him. The Psychological Basis. It can be as little as not pushing the girl as hard as her brother in school, to pooh-poohing the daughter's desire to play sports instead of dolls, to literally treating them better / be more willing to trust them/take their side in an argument because of abuse they received as a child. . 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