social media
In the last year or so, I have made a point of posting pictures in which my daughters are doing something other than smiling –- making music, playing soccer –- so the comments say something other than “She’s so beautiful!”
casual sex
I love sex. It’s fun. And because I love you, my daughter, I want you to have the same delights in life that I do.
children
Throughout my life, people said, “Oh, you’ll change your mind when you get older,” and for 30 years, my response has been the same: “If I do, please, please remind me of these excellent reasons why I shouldn’t.”
family
I made the decision to cut off all contact with my mother.
the good men project
I have been married for going on fifteen years. I haven’t been on a date since the 1990s. And, yet, now that I’m a dad, I am now repeating the awkward behaviors that plagued my dating life, but this time, it’s with the moms and dads of kids my daughter likes.
healthy
At 12, my daughter is no longer blissfully unaware of things like thigh gaps and juice cleanses.
the frisky
Instead of being fully happy, the way every new mother is supposed to, I was worried. I was worried that she would look like me.
ihtm contest
MySpace was the social media site of the time, and I thought maybe she had one. I began one evening to look for all the 16-year-old Nicoles in a 50 mile radius of where I was from
father daughter bond
In New York City recently, a father showed up at his daughter’s school swinging, I kid you not, a chain and padlock, demanding to know who was having sexual intercourse with his daughter/
daughters
Watching her search for things is sort of like watching a game of drunk Pin-The-Tail-On-The-Donkey. She was the person who inspired the invention of pop-ups, because she will click on anything in front of her.