fathers

The Dudes Who Love Their Wives’ Pregnancy Pillows

For dads, falling in love with a pregnancy pillow is a bit like having an affair. They enter your marriage surreptitiously, as one of the…

How a Facebook Ad Turned ‘Dads With Daughters’ Groups Into a Toxic Hellhole

In 2015, Lawrence Chatters, a father of two young daughters and a psychologist who specializes in male behavior and gender studies, wondered what kind of…

Why Boomer Dads Are So Obsessed With a Certain Type of History Book

In John Mulaney’s 2018 stand-up special, Kid Gorgeous, he tells the story of a discussion he had with his mother about a ghost in his…

What It Means to Take Your Stepdad’s Name

Travis, a 30-year-old living in Kentucky, grew up without a father. Though he never knew what it was like to have a dad or understood…