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Book details
  • Genre:FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SubGenre:Parenting / Fatherhood
  • Language:English
  • Pages:124
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781483596709

Fatherhood

The Journey from Man to Dad

by Bruce Linton

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Overview
New dads are often isolated at a time when being with other fathers would be helpful in understanding how being a parent is changing them. For more than 30 years I have been facilitating “Men’s Group For Fathers of Young Children.” Fatherhood: The Journey from Man to Dad are essays I have written from what we discussed in these groups. At the end of each essay there are questions for self-reflection or to discuss in a group with other dads (or moms too). Rather than give advice on how to be a father, my book gives you the opportunity to begin to see how you are changing as a man when you become a parent. It reflects what feelings and interactions we have with our children, our wives and ourselves as we begin the great adventure of fatherhood. The book is written in a unique conversational style. You interact with me as the author as well as being part of a “dads group” as you read the essays.
Description
New dads are often isolated at a time when being with other fathers would be helpful in understanding how being a parent is changing them. For more than 30 years I have been facilitating “Men’s Group For Fathers of Young Children.” Fatherhood: The Journey from Man to Dad are essays I have written from what we discussed in these groups. At the end of each essay there are questions for self-reflection or to discuss in a group with other dads (or moms too). Rather than give advice on how to be a father, my book gives you the opportunity to begin to see how you are changing as a man when you become a parent. It reflects what feelings and interactions we have with our children, our wives and ourselves as we begin the great adventure of fatherhood. The book is written in a unique conversational style. You interact with me as the author as well as being part of a “dads group” as you read the essays.
About the author
Bruce Linton, Ph.D. has been facilitating “Dad’s Groups for Fathers of Young Children” for over 30 years and is the Founder of the Fathers’ Forum. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in working with fathers, men and couples with young children. Bruce received his Ph.D for his research on ‘Men’s Development as Fathers."
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