Relationships between a man and a woman used to be more simple. There were hunters and there were gatherers, or the birds and the bees. Today, it’s probably more like the birds and the bees, lions, pandas and silverback gorillas.
“You’re not doing it right”, the perennial catch-cry of domineering fathers to their inexperienced sons. The implication of this throw-away line is that dad’s always right- but hang on, what if there was another way to do it?
Through the eighties, nineties, and into the noughties, more and more un-manly things became mainstream.The macho world was changing at a great speed and there was no way for the "real man" to get off the ride
We had a beautiful healthy boy. We were so lucky. So why did I start feeling depressed again? Do blokes even get the baby blues? Am I the only one? Parenthood is a bit of a paradox. It can be the happiest time of your life, but at the same time the most challenging.