Archive for father’s day

Father’s Day: I see you differently now

I needed a poke in the back.  I always thought my father’s lack of attention was benign. However, my dad never said, “I love you,” and rarely interacted with us. After work he’d head to his bedroom to eat and watch the Mike Douglas Show alone. But really, compared to addiction, womanizing or cruelty, my […]

Calling All Absent Fathers!

Father’s Day.  For those with loving fathers, it’s a time of gratitude.  For others who don’t know their dads, it hurts. A single mom told me, “I’ll never get married. I’d rather raise my kids alone.  I don’t need some man making my life miserable.” I said, “Maybe you feel that way because you’ve never […]