What I Learned From My Dad’s Depression

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She had a complicated relationship with her father. He died four months ago.

Steve Inzero: Love Without Reservation

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

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R.G. Evans takes a sobering look at a failed marriage and a man’s attempt to do right by his daughter.

10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know as She Starts Dating

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Angela Keck’s advice for her dating-age daughter has value for all young women.

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Jan Clausen’s remembrance of her father reminds us that memory is complex and grief is never linear.

A List of Things I’m Consciously Trying To Teach My Daughter

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Johnathan Bane knows he is teaching his three-year-old daughter how to navigate life in the 21st century. And in order to figure out what exactly he is teaching her, he made a list.

How To Really Help Your Wife and Kids

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Dillan DiGiovanni offers an innovative way men can really help their families.

On Plans to Build My Daughter a Tipi

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Speaking as a father to a young daughter, Adam Hughes explores the gap between expectation and reality–parental promise and parental failure.

Somehow the Music

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Grant Clauser offers an affecting poem on those who are often alone during the holiday season.

Finding My Daughter’s Hand

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Thom Bassett recalls being an absent dad, and how much love and effort it took to find his way back into his daughter’s life.

Why I Let My Daughter Hang Out With Men At The Bar

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Lifting weights has broken male misconceptions for this mom and gym owner—while building a stronger relationship with her teen daughter.

A 21st Century Father. With a Thoroughly Modern 19-Month-Old

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Welcome to 21st century fatherhood. Today’s dads are there with their kids, every step of the way.

How My Daughter Taught Me About Enlightenment

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David Shechtman allows us to see a small, beautiful moment between him and his daughter, and shows us what gratitude is all about.

Poem for Saturday

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Justin Hamm offers his own simple philosophy of thanksgiving and celebration in a poem that will ring true for many.

Membership Rewards® to the Rescue

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Jeff Bogle is always looking for ways to be a superhero dad. This time it was easy.

In Defense of the Older Parent

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Dan Szczesny, on being the man he could never have been twenty years ago.