After years of languishing under the yolk of responsibility and compassion and unconditional love, we shall have our prize.
Motherhood is care and sensitivity. Fatherhood is skateboarding and roughhousing. If these are the extent of a man’s role as father, why do we care when he leaves? If we reduce fatherhood to skinned knees and hand-eye coordination, why are we surprised when he does?
That’s right, fatty. No more complaining that you don’t like to have your picture taken. We can fix you!
A California law giving men two years to challenge a paternity claim is about to expire. The two years is in addition to a six-month period following the initial claim.
‘Bold moves’ implies actions beyond the call of duty, behavior beyond what’s expected. But the effort in keeping a family happy and intact is not ‘bold’, it is necessary.
This is a great place to visit, but an even better place to raise a son.
I know I’m incredibly naive about many things, but I had no idea we’d reached a point where paternity testing is now standard practice; or at least encouraged to become so.
‘…the road towards new and improved forms of fatherhood is a long and slow one, and it was always going to be that way.’