British boys are in crisis. With almost half of marriages predicted to end in divorce, and nearly two-thirds of fathers losing contact with their kids within two years of a relationship breakdown, huge numbers of children are growing up rarely seeing their fathers, if at all. Can something be done to repair bonds between absentee dads and their lost sons, and prevent the painful pattern from being repeated in the next generation?
I Want My Dad Back is a thought-provoking, emotional, but also funny and heart-warming, 90 minute program following two fathers and sons who want to re-build their relationships before it’s too late, with the help of a leading psychotherapist, Professor Andrew Samuels. Together, the fathers and their sons will stay at an isolated activity centre in the hope of regaining trust and building a relationship after a lifetime of letdowns. It’s an emotional experience – sometimes painful, sometimes joyful - for everyone involved.... Read more.