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Fathers Day Stories

Unhappy Father's Day?

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 06.21.2015 | Women
Kevin A. Hansen

Father's Day can be the most difficult time of the year for children who have lost their father - especially when Mom has moved on before the children are ready. Many fans of the project have anonymously confessed their regrets about dealing with the loss of a father.

90 Year Old Father Looking for Long Term Relationship

Elyse Jacobs | Posted 06.18.2015 | Fifty
Elyse Jacobs

"I'm getting all these messages and attention because of your blogs," he said with conviction. Personally I think it's because of his big heart but, for once I didn't argue with him.

"My Papa Is Your Papa"

Kathleen Maloney | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Kathleen Maloney

When I was young, on the weekend my father would shake my feet to wake me up and then do the same to my older sister, Eva. He would happily say, "Wake up; I want to go out and play today."

Women in the Workplace: What Businessmen Can Learn From Angelina Jolie

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

Jolie-Pitt's message in South Africa is important: That women's advancement does not have to happen despite men, it has to happen alongside men.

The Father's Day Card I Wish I Could Send

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

I have become a memory hoarder, but I wish I could remember more things to thank you for on Father's Day.

Millennials Share Their Fathers' Best Advice

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

To commemorate Father's Day on Sunday, a group of millenials joined HuffPost Live to talk about some of the best advice their fathers have ever given ...

Unusual Life Lessons From an Unusual Father

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

My parents liked to think of our family as "bent," more "Fractured Fairy Tales" than Disney. We couldn't bear to do things the way normal people -- or at least people who seemed normal -- did.

Thoughts on Father's Day

Caroline Kennedy | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Caroline Kennedy

Much of the discourse has focused on the needs and potential contributions of working mothers, but Father's Day weekend is an appropriate time to celebrate fathers and remind ourselves that work-life balance isn't just a women's issue.

Father's Day When You Have a Bad Dad

Rabbi Baruch HaLevi | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Baruch HaLevi

To "honor" our father, at the very least, is to treat him with common decency and dignity. In the rabbinic tradition this is the bare minimum of making sure that he is clothed, fed, and sleeps with a roof over his head.

A Father's Day Letter to the Man Who Thinks He Looks Like Sam Shepard

Blogdramedy | Posted 08.12.2014 | Comedy

Dear Dad, It's Father's Day on Sunday. Before you remind me, yet again, about the many times Mom said you could have been Sam's twin brother, let me open your eyes to the truth. Mom lied.

A Father's Lessons, or Catholic Guilt

Jana Novak | Posted 08.16.2013 | Impact
Jana Novak

Father's Day is yet another of those myriad of holidays that we celebrate as if somehow contributions only matter when we publicly acknowledge them on...

Father's Day 2013: LGBT Readers Celebrate Their Father And Father Figures

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Fathers can be a hard bunch to read. Some of them stoic, who at times may be misunderstanding of your gay, bisexual or transgender lifestyle, but they...

Honor Thy Father: Even if You Never Called Him 'Dad'

Amy Lennard Goehner | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Amy Lennard Goehner

My brother and I agree that Jer's greatest legacy to us was the belief that after a loss, figure you're going to win again. Just keep playing the game.

Great (But Forgotten) Historic Sites Linked to 'Fathers' of Innovation and Social Movements

Andrew Carroll | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Andrew Carroll

In honor of this Father's Day, I picked out my ten favorite "forgotten places" and the extraordinary individuals to whom they're somehow connected.

Fast Father's Day Gift: A Printable Dad-Lib

BrightNest | Posted 08.13.2013 | HuffPost Home

Father's Day is right around the corner! If you haven't gotten Pops or Hubs a gift yet, or are just looking for a little "something extra," this printable is sure to put a smile on his face.

My Father's Very Last Gift To Me

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

On Father's Day I remember my dad's last gift to me. Out of the blue, he gave us an hour of clarity and energy that I will cherish. Today, that gift helps me remember the real dad, the guy with the great smile that made everyone laugh, the guy who could show us how much he loved us.

A Father's Day Memory: In the Company of Ducklings

Ken White | Posted 08.12.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

Father's Day: I choose to use this as the reason, or excuse, to recall and share one of my favorite moments of being a father, a memory I hold tight. I always will.

What I Could Never Give my Father

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 08.17.2012 | Women
Maggie Lamond Simone

There is only film where my father should be.

Overcoming A Painful Father/Daughter Past

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 08.17.2012 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

I know a lot about my father. Not because he lay next to me and told me stories before I went to bed, or took long walks with me and imparted wisdom and told me how much he loved me. He didn't do those things.

Mark Your Calendars! Sunday, June 24 is Boydad Day

Christina Pesoli | Posted 08.16.2012 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

There isn't any day set aside to honor men like Clint. Because Clint isn't Hannah's dad -- or even her stepdad. Clint is my boyfriend. But the role he plays in Hannah's life is so much more than that title implies.

Father's Day

Sherri Bushong Maxey | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Sherri Bushong Maxey

On this Father's Day, we honor all dads who have had to sit by their child's side as they fought for their lives, as well as fathers all over the world.

Fathers as Financial Role Models

Beth Kobliner | Posted 08.13.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Naturally, as a proud daughter and, now, a proud mother, I love hearing from dads about the ups and downs of imparting money lessons to their kids.

Father's Day Reflections From a Son and Father

Robert M. Parker Jr. | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home
Robert M. Parker Jr.

I don't recall any serious father-son discussions we had on what might be considered usual topics between parents and children, such as relationships with young women, finding a job or life path. However, I do recall my father often talking about the elusive search for happiness.

Conversations About My Father: Happy Father's Day From NY Rangers Brian Boyle and Brandon Dubinsky

Eric Villency | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York
Eric Villency

Brandon Dubinsky fondly remembers growing up in Alaska, "It was a great ... especially being a hockey player -- it was the best place you could think about growing up."

The Winner, But Never Champion

Nelson Montana | Posted 08.19.2011 | Sports
Nelson Montana

That fight may be just a blurb in the record books, but to me, it means more. There's a history behind it that has not been told -- because it's known to very few people. I'm one of them. Rocco Rossano was my father.