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Awkward circumstance with my son

Started this discussion. Last reply by david james hovsepian Oct 14, 2014. 58 Replies

I traveled out of town Monday for a funeral of a friend's parent. To my surprise, my oldest son wanted to go with me. I like to think he wanted to spend time with his old man, but I think he was as…Continue

What do you wish your father had taught you?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David K. Feb 16, 2014. 25 Replies

As a father of four, (the oldest now a teenage 13 son) I want to be my son's teacher on what it means to be a real man. My father was very distant and removed from me even though I grew up in a home…Continue

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Joseph Robert replied to Matthew Perry's discussion Dressing for work in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"One thing I've noticed is that by dressing well, I don't have as many problems with parents in face-to-face encounters. I think a sweater vest/khaki combo will always beat the blue jeans/untucked plaid combination some of my fellow…"
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Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
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"i just went to your narcissist blog. Why do you write like a 7th-grader? Have you heard of things like paragraphs, sentence fragments, and run-on sentences? You're no genius, Genius. You are at best a spoiled, rich kid with no clue about the…"
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david james hovsepian replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"   This just seems all too normal of a situation.  We are males, its good you got to have a talk to your son about some of the biological things that will happen that are normal for him while he is becoming a man. If your LUCKY, this…"
Oct 14, 2014
Christopher replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Thanks other Chris for the kind and inspirational words,  The situation was awkward and embarrassing and there really is nothing to change about it.  I had this very strange idea that I wanted my dad to see how I was maturing and…"
Oct 9, 2014
Christopher replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Christopher (great name, btw), thanks for sharing. I hear a lot of regret in what you are writing. Just please know that you did nothing wrong. I understand how something like that can feel super embarrassing, and I know what it's like to have…"
Oct 9, 2014
Christopher replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I wish I had had a Dad like you are but I come to this from another angle. When I was 15 me and my dad went on a father and son YMCA canoe trip.  In those days all the camp showers were open and no one worried about who showered with who. …"
Oct 8, 2014
David Johns replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"When my sons were much younger (they're in their 30s now), I remember one time when we were changing into swim suits in a pool locker room and I couldn't help but notice that one of my sons had an erection.  His eyes met mine and I…"
Oct 4, 2014
The Dutch Dastard replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Handled it great, but that doesn't make it less awkward. It just is what it is: an awkward situation handled well. No need to feel awkward about feeling awkward, if you catch my drift. "
Oct 4, 2014
Kevin replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"This story reminded me of an event with my dad that turned into a life long running joke in my family.  When I was in high school, probably 15 or 16 years old at the time, my bedroom was located directly across the hall from my parent's…"
Oct 3, 2014
Upside down bloke replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I am glad that it was a wonderful fulfillment too and that it healed what was missing, coming full circle with your own son.  "
Oct 3, 2014
Upside down bloke replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"You have such a wonderful Dad.  Wish he was mine too :)  I think you would be a great accepting and loving brother too having a dad like yours as a role model."
Oct 3, 2014
Upside down bloke replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"You're such a wonderful father.  Well done you."
Oct 3, 2014
Upside down bloke replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I agree with Christopher.  I wish you'd been my Dad."
Oct 3, 2014

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