We've entered an era of "parenting," not just motherhood and fatherhood as these distinct, opaque examples of how to be masculine and feminine. We're self-defining what a family looks like and how it behaves.
I said, "I want to go beat things and run fast." She said, "I just want to cry and go to sleep." We probably could've used a dose of each other's advice, truth be told.
I can't take it anymore so I'm writing this down ... on my phone. I'm watching a dad. He's the ugliest thing I've ever seen. Grotesque.