A Dad by Definition . . .
A Great Article For Widows, Widowers, Or Anyone Else …What Defines You? Great Advice For Teens In Relationships
…You see, our definitions change. If I’m defined only by being Dad, what does that say to my kids? Parenting is the greatest, most noble and wonderful thing I do. I do it alone because it’s worth it! But it’s not all I do, and I want my kids to know they are the sum-total of what they become, not the singular things they do. If I was only Andrea’s husband, my life would be over, the kids would suffer, and I’d either have died from the wound in my heart that is still bleeding or I’d wish for the end to come. There are days I’m there, but most days I see those four amazing kids and I strive to be better in everything else…
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Posted on December 22, 2011, in Dealing With Death, Parenting Issues, Relationship Issues, Teen Issues and tagged dad, death, family, father, love, mom, mother, mourning, parenting, relationship, teen, teenager. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.