Sunday Night in My Thirties

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Thom Ingram reflects on the pressure some of us face to have children.

Why I’m an Out, Bisexual Dad

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Gabriel Weiss decided that being the best father he could be meant being open about his life, including his bisexuality.

A Son Tells His Gay Dad , “You Are Not My Mom”

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Although he knows he didn’t mean it, those words hurt Rob Watson, and where his son got the idea hurt almost as much.

He Always Knows Just What to Say

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Words that are steady, supportive and reassuring can speak louder than actions.

1,000 Words for 1,000 Days

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Mike Crider’s twin girls are almost 1,000 days old. And he has a few words for them.

After They Finish With You

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The speaker of RG Evans’s poem bids a dying father farewell in this passionate reflection.

Men Should Stand Up to Rapists, Not Befriend Them

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There is a stigma attached to rape. A stigma centuries old, created by devils, used against their victims to hide awful deeds. It’s time to put that stigma where it belongs.

Back Off My Wife! My Jealousy of a Little Girl

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Doug Zeigler used to get frustrated and angered by his daughter’s constant attempts to get his wife’s attention. But then he saw what was really the issue: his jealousy.

A Clutch of Flowers: Celebrating My Love for My Daughter

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Jonathan Shipley and his kiddo share a special bond…one bouquet at a time.

Dear Daughter: Give Love Like It’s On Sale and Going Out of Style

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Robert Conway’s daughter is away at college. He needs to let her solve her own problems in her own way. And yet, there’s always love.

23 Best Dad Tweets of This Week

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What fathers had to say on Twitter this week.

Is It Cruel to Raise My Sons to be Vegetarians?

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Adam Rosenblatt says that raising his boys vegetarian is about sharpening their minds, not restricting their choices.

“I can’t fathom what it’s like not to have a dad.”

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This comment by Dr. Richard Norris on the post Where Men are Needed and Fathers are Few

Bringing Your Girlfriend Home: Tips for a Smooth Introduction

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Fellas. You’re in love. She’s the One. Now, it’s time to take your lady to meet your folks. Here are a few tips on how to introduce the light of your life to your parents.

Too Proud to Apologize to My Own Daughter

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Sam Radford wants to be the kind of Dad who is big enough and humble enough to own up to the times he feels he’s not the Dad his daughter deserves. That means he has to never hide away from saying sorry.

Dad 2.0 Summit: An Open Conversation for Modern Dads

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Dad 2.0 Summit is an annual conference about the changing perception and online voice of modern fatherhood. Carter Gaddis tells us all about it . . .