Open Thread: What Two Words Describe Your Dad?

It’s one of GMP founder Tom Matlack’s Man-to-Man questions…

What two words describe your dad?

And, what two words describe you as a dad? If you don’t have kids, what two words do you hope would describe you as a father, were you to become one?


Wonder how other men answered this question? Check out a few of our interviewees’ answers:

Director Jason Woliner

Photographer Jason Lee 

Songwriter Todd Michael Schultz

Director and former chairman of the Rockefeller Foundation, David Rockefeller Jr


Photo of father and son playing together on the beach. Photo in old image style courtesy of Shutterstock

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  1. Peter Houlihan says:

    Dedicated and hardworking.

    My dad (and Mum!) worked really hard to make sure me and my sister got the best education we could.

  2. My father: Relentless and caring. Me: Curious and open.

  3. Distracted and… hang on, I need to take this work call.

  4. Listener, Egalitarian

  5. Remember, it can be dads – plural. @twodadsdotorg

  6. Passive | absent
    Engaged | tactile

  7. My hero.

  8. Anthony Zarat says:
  9. Copyleft says:

    Annoying and friendless.

    (I suspect those two are connected.)

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