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SAD: “My father left when I was 2 years old” – Child speaks up

This video of a little boy sharing his feelings and thoughts on the whereabouts of his father who left him two years ago. The video of this little boy sharing his sad story of a father abandoned him when he was still an infant was making round on social media. The boy said his dad left him when he was two years old. According to his speculations, his father may be married and poor with another woman.

This young boy left so many people in MZANSI heartbroken and emotional after he was recorded Sharing his thought about his absent father which a problem many people are going through. The video clip was funny and at the same time it was sad. His said his father has not been there when he needed him since he was only two years old.

This boy is very smart. This little one is very smart indeed. The young child can be heard saying that he suspects that his father is married and may be poor which is the reason why he has the child has to take the first step in contacting his father as opposed to the other more acceptable way around.

What is an absent father ?
An absent parent refers to non-custodial parent who is obligated to pay partial child support and who is physically absent from the child’s home. The term also refers to a parent who has abandoned his or her child, and failed to maintain contact with the child

Research has shown that father absence usually has a negative impact on children and adolescents, and that these would face an increased risk for developing behavioral problems. However, a negative effect of social and economic factors on delinquent behavior was more frequent in families where the father was absent.