versión On-line ISSN 0718-2228
SUAREZ-DELUCCHI, Nicolás y HERRERA, Pablo. Men's Relationship With Their First Child During the First Six Months of Life: Father's Bonding Experience. Psykhe [online]. 2010, vol.19, n.2, pp. 91-104. ISSN 0718-2228. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-22282010000200009.
The main findings of a study that explored the experience of bonding among men with their first child during the first six months of life are reported. This study was conducted using qualitative methodology within a descriptive-analytical design. Data was collected using semi-structured interviews with 14 fathers, which were analyzed using grounded theory. The results were organized around elements of the father's Experience of Getting to Know Each Other, including: the father's care of the child, the child's confidence in the father, and mutual affection. The relevance of the following emerging intervening factors for a rewarding bonding experience is discussed: (a) identity changes, (b) relationship with the mother, and (c) available time-presence.
Palabras clave : men; father; experience; bond.