Kurt Joseph Carlsen II
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The Duties of a Father

Started this discussion. Last reply by J. Hughes May 7, 2013. 4 Replies

Recently I have been thinking about fatherhood, in terms of when your children are, well, no longer children. What do you see as the father's role and responsibilities in helping his young adult…Continue

 

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J. Hughes replied to Kurt Joseph Carlsen II's discussion The Duties of a Father
"I have 3 kids - 13, 10 , 7. As a father my role is to show respect and caring for their mother, as an example on how my son should treat his wife and hopefully what my girls should expect from a husband. I hope I am displaying a strong work ethic,…"
May 7, 2013
Sean replied to Kurt Joseph Carlsen II's discussion The Duties of a Father
"I have always believed, and have said so here from time to time, that the most important, the only thing a parent can truly give a child, is a good example.  If you give your children a good example, you will have given them everything they…"
May 7, 2013
Davis replied to Kurt Joseph Carlsen II's discussion The Duties of a Father
"Rick, I read your reply with interest. Our children have been out of the nest and "on their own" for many years now. Our first went to college 20 years ago. I remember being advised to take lots of Kleenex with me when I drove him to…"
May 7, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Kurt Joseph Carlsen II's discussion The Duties of a Father
"Still trying to work through that issue. I have a daughter headed off to college and a son who will be a senior next year.  To say it has been hard is an understatement.  Everyone tells you that you need to let go, to trust what…"
May 7, 2013
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The Duties of a Father

Recently I have been thinking about fatherhood, in terms of when your children are, well, no longer children. What do you see as the father's role and responsibilities in helping his young adult progeny? How should a father shift from more hands on and rule setting parenting to his new role as more of an adviser or guide to early adulthood?I think an interesting follow up to this discussing which should be a forum in its own right is, how and should the responsibilities and the treatment of…See More
May 7, 2013
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