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
"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,…"
"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…"
"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…"
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
Hello my fellow AoM members,I have come to a point in my life, as a senior in college, where I am frankly not interested in being a child anymore and have arrived at the point where, simply put, serious intentions have been on my mind, both with regards to my career, my spiritual and personal-growth life, and my romantic life. I want to clarify that I am not desperate to be in a relationship. I have been in 1 relationship that lasted one month, and I learned many things from it; including to…See More
"I rowed all through my teen years. Competing in both sliding seat and fixed seat competitions.
It's a great sport. As for sliding seat (the kind you're probably referring to). It can take a lot of practice before you really get your…"
"Josh isnt your son and calling him " as useless as a dog with two dicks." doesnt sound like a approbriate teaching method. Would you like it if random strangers talk to your son that way if he is asking for the link to a article someone…"
"Hey Rusty, welcome to AoM. Not sure where you are in the "Beard" cycle but am somewhere between a trimmed and a full beard here. I think I will aim for a full trimmed if all goes to plan. So far so good anyway! Don't know if you chat…"