Crying Makes a Man Feel Whole

crying, manhood, emotions, emotionality, authenticity, vulnerability

Tears of joy, disappointment, love, or loss–all add texture to man’s being.

Father Walks 11-Year-Old Daughter Down the Aisle Since He Knows He Won’t be There for Her Wedding


Knowing that Jim Zetz was dying of pancreatic cancer, photographer Lindsey Villatoro decided to help the dad and daughter duo stage some of the important life moments that she knew the two would miss.

After Years of Separation, All This 85-Year Old Man Wanted Was to See His Daughter Again (Video)

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Bert is an 85-year old man who said his only wish was to see his daughter again, “before [he] goes.”

Dad Takes Toddler on Adventures Like No Other (Photos)

We were very proud of Lily for helping to blow up the Death Star. It’s a bit weird they gave her a toy instead of a medal, but that’s cool.

Thanks to Dan Gallagher’s sense of humor and ingenuity, his first-born daughter, Lily, has shared the screen with some of Hollywood’s biggest names—all before she’s out of diapers.

Men Should Stand Up to Rapists, Not Befriend Them

Leah Parsons, Rehtaeh Parsons Glen Canning,

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.

I Took My Daughter To Her 1st Movie On My 40th Birthday, Not To Celebrate, But To Prevent A Depression Spiral

Lorne Jaffe

Lorne Jaffe realized that, despite his depression, it would be unacceptable for him not to be there for his daughter. So Frozen and popcorn it was.

Conversations With His 2 Year Old Daughter: As Reenacted By Two Grown Men

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Michael Kasdan reviews the ingenious and hilarious YouTube sensation ‘Convos With My 2 Year Old.’

A Clutch of Flowers: Celebrating My Love for My Daughter


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.

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.

Here Comes the Night: Death in the 60s

death art photo by asboluv

Jesse Kornbluth reflects on the inevitability (or not) of death with humor and grace.

Mom’s “Rules for Dating My Son” Are as Bad as Dad’s “Rules for Dating My Daughter”

rules for dating my son photo by balladist

Do you think this is funny? Why or why not?

A 20-Month-Old Baby Sings Elvis Better Than Her Dad

Ella Mae

We love to highlight “Great Moments in Daddying”. And this is definitely one of them.



R.G. Evans shows us how the seemingly simple questions our children ask us can set off a whole train of complicated associations.

A Civilized Christmas


In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” the baby falls in love, unrequited, and Matt ponders the socialization element of the holidays.

Once a New Dad, Always a New Dad


Seth Burleigh asked some fellow fathers, “At what point am I no longer a new dad?” The insights surprised him.