About Scott Behson

Scott Behson is an Associate Professor of Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University, a busy involved dad, and an overall grateful guy. He runs the Fathers Work and Family blog dedicated to helping fathers better balance work and family and encouraging more supportive workplaces. He lives in Nyack, NY with his lovely wife, Amy, and awesome son, Nick. You can also find Scott on The Good Men Project and Twitter at @ScottBehson.
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Thank You, My Son, for Saving Me from Princess Culture
7 years ago

Thank You, My Son, for Saving Me from Princess Culture

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Boy Triumph

My Second Boyhood

I’m a modern, open-minded man-of-all-seasons who likes both sports and musical theater, both beer and fruity cocktails, and both Family Guy and Downton Abbey.

Despite this, when my wife was pregnant, I must admit I was somewhat terrified about having a girl. I know boy stuff (camping, baseball, puberty) really well but didn’t know if I’d come to like and be good at girl stuff (tea parties, dress-up, puberty).

As it turns out, we had a son, who at age seven and a half is the joy of my life, as I get to relive a second boyhood through him. He’s our only child, and as my wife says, that store has closed. So, whew, no princess stuff for me.

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