I will nurture and teach you. But, as with your brothers, I intend to help you thrive in an often-difficult society. That's why your mommy and I have named you Ari, which means "lion." It's our hope that you will grow strong and pounce on every opportunity to do well for yourself and others.
My girlfriend is pregnant. I have tried to talk to her but she does not want to talk about it. She is sad and embarrassed and says she can't take it. I don't know what to do. I mean I don't want to be a dad. Well, I do but not now.
The opportunities for fathers to participate in the early years of their children's lives appear to be becoming more important to men today. Others express that given the opportunity to choose between potential career advancement or spending time with their children, being with their kids feel like the more creative option.
It's natural to feel both absorbed in your baby and worn out, so that any extra tug on you from someone else can seem like a hassle, if not an intrusive burden. Even so, there are plenty of reasons -- some altruistic and some enlightened self-interest -- to take good care of a father.
How do you get a man to do his share of the housework? If you are like most women you've faced this question the hard way: in an argument with your husband. Here's a man's take on this troublesome issue.
It isn't true that just because he isn't carrying the baby, the Daddy isn't vital to the pregnancy. From conception, there is only one Daddy, and he has a very big job to do.
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But now is the time to talk, share, talk, share, and talk and share. How else will either of you be able to find out what is really going on inside in the other person unless you spend time together, ask questions, and discuss your "minds and hearts?"
In a study of ten primate species, including humans, apes, and various Old World and New World monkeys, researchers have shown that the parent who cares for the offspring typically lives longer than the mate.
How important is sex to a marriage? Sex seems to be the emotional barometer for most marriages. Not in the sense that the more sex the better the marriage, but in the way couples can discuss openly and with concern for each other their feelings about the intimacy in their relationship.