Father's Day is set for Sunday, as millions of dads grill, chill and settle down with their families to enjoy the day.But deep down inside, are dads really getting what they want from Father's Day? Or do they believe they're getting short shrift compared with the fairer sex on Mother's Day?
|The firm RetailMeNot.com says the gift dad really wants this weekend is quality time with the family.|
- Only 35% of father's want gifts that actually cost money on Father's Day. That's compared with 52% of moms who said they wanted gifts that cost money for Mother's Day.
- Of those dads who do want gifts that cost money, gift cards (13%) and electronics (8%) were at the top of their wish list.
- Forty percent of dads said they wanted "quality" time with their family this Sunday. Only 3% opted for "time alone" for the day, compared with 11% of moms for Mother's Day.
- Fifty-one percent of respondents said they spent between $1 and $100 on Father's Day gifts. That compares with 67% who expressed the same sentiment on Mother's Day.
- Sixty percent of dads expected no gifts at all for Father's Day.