Category Archives: Fatherhood

What are fathers for?

Several commenters have noted the troubling image featured at the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (fatherhood.gov): I’m going to partially defend the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC), as we (as a society) have asked them to do the impossible.  We ask … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Feminists, National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, New Morality, Traditional Conservatives | 210 Comments

She almost had him.

The Blast has a post about a man who is having second thoughts about adopting his soon to be ex wife’s daughter. He then apparently told his wife that he was afraid to adopt their daughter because 1. he’d have … Continue reading

Posted in Child Support, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood | 207 Comments

A promise not to disrupt the status quo

Ken Harrison, CEO and chairman of Promise Keepers, explains that the collapse of marriage in our feminist age is due to the failings of men in When Men Mess Up, Women and Children Suffer What I saw in my days as … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Chivalry, Complementarian, Denial, Dr. Russell Moore, Fatherhood, Feminists, Headship, Ken Harrison, Promise Keepers, Southern Baptist Convention, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 85 Comments

Tucker Carlson’s dangerous wedge.

Last week Tucker Carlson broke a carefully guarded conservative taboo and called out our elites for their role in destroying american families.  Much of the reaction has been a predictable demand to stop holding our elites accountable and get back … Continue reading

Posted in Denial, Fatherhood, Jim Geraghty, National Review, The Atlantic, Traditional Conservatives, Tucker Carlson, Turning a blind eye, Vox Day, W. Bradford Wilcox, Weak men screwing feminism up | 210 Comments

Must a father teach his son to fix things?

In response to Giving thanks for fathers commenter Oratorian wrote: Coming to this a little late, but does anyone have any insight about how the father-son passing on of masculine roles works among men who are NOT interested in or capable … Continue reading

Posted in Fatherhood, Finding a Spouse, Game, Manliness | 88 Comments