Sometimes, blokes don’t find it easy to talk about being a dad. In a culture that tells us that men should talk more about the 95′ world cup than their feelings, we can find it pretty hard to talk about the tougher stuff. Often the stuff that we don’t talk about is actually the stuff that matters the most.
The thing with being a dad is that it is one of the most (if not the most) significant thing you will ever do in your life. So, how do you talk about dad life with other dads?
There seem to be two unhelpful ways to talk about being a dad that follow all the male-normative socially constructed ideas about how to conduct yourself as a human being that has created offspring. In other words, the bro code for dads.