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Deseret News: Media, Society Views of Dads Harmful but Improving
6 years ago

Deseret News: Media, Society Views of Dads Harmful but Improving

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In her article, “Dumbing down Dad: How media present husbands, fathers as useless,” Sarah Petersen does a great job in identifying the different elements to society’s treatment of fathers. Petersen acknowledges a problem with the media, but then identifies that society too is slow to help fathers reach their at-home potential with their families.

The most pointed and clear commentary in the article comes from author/speaker (“The Dad Man“) Joe Kelly, who says that the way fathers are treated is a habit. “The habit is that men are of secondary importance in the life of a family,” Kelly told The Deseret News. “Therefore we all kind of expect men to be secondary. And it’s not surprising that attitude plays itself out in many ways in our culture: in media portrayals and in the habits we have as families.”

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Kids Rat-Out Moron Father, Totally Ruin His High
7 years ago

Kids Rat-Out Moron Father, Totally Ruin His High

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Don’t you hate it when your teenage kids ruin your high? That’s what some idiot in Utah is thinking right now, after his 15-year-old son and 13-year-old daughter called …
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Troll Dad Spends School Year Waving at His Son’s Bus
7 years ago

Troll Dad Spends School Year Waving at His Son’s Bus

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Dad wins the “troll dad of the (school) year” for standing outside on his doorstep every morning and waving to his son’s bus – in costume.
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