The Myth of the Absentee Father
By: Marcos R. Wise
About the Book
The Myth of the Absentee Father portrays the author’s experiences with what he feels was an unfair family court system for non-custodial fathers. Marcos R. Wise wants fathers who are encountering the same obstacles to be involved in their children’s lives to know they are not alone. He hopes readers support and understand his view that this system needs an overhaul, and subsequently begin a conversation about how things should change.
About the Author
Marcos R. Wise was raised in a two parent household in Tuskegee, Alabama, with four siblings. He was the fourth child with two older sisters and one older brother. He also has a younger sister. His father was the bread winner and his mother was a traditional housewife. He thought that this was the family Americans strived for – a well-rounded family. However, at forty-one years old, he can finally and wholeheartedly say that isn’t the case.