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Why Some Gay Men Still Ask Their Partner’s Mom and Dad for Permission to Propose

Many consider asking a prospective father-in-law for permission to marry his daughter deeply sexist. The tradition was born centuries ago, when a young woman was…

You Can Be a Bare-Minimum Parent and Still Not Raise a Monster

When my daughter was turning 3, we knocked ourselves out planning a birthday party for her that was at least as good as the ones…

The Counseling Service That Helps Men Determine If They Want to Be Fathers Or Not

We used to assume all women were natural mothers, born wanting children from the time they’re little girls. In response, women have increasingly pushed back…

Basic Dad: Is It Okay to Facetune Photos of My Kids?

When you’re a dad, parenting questions often come up that you struggle to find an answer to. Since other parents are the worst and Google…