The pressures of being a parent can really get to people. You have the responsibility of raising up a human life, and the last thing in the world you want to do is drop the ball.
“Am I a good parent?” is a question that has haunted so many for so many years. And the reasons the question comes up are as varied as people themselves.
Here are a few reasons in particular that men feel they might be bad dads.
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with this. Kids are a handful, especially at that age. Stress is inevitable.
9. Need to Flirt
A lot of how I’d assess this one depends on whether you’re single or not…
8. A good job
Now that is an incredibly dicey situation.
7. Work work work
Seasons like this are ok, as long as they don’t last forever.
It’s always tough on kids to leave their buds behind.
5. Wanting to leave
Some say there’s no such thing as a bad divorce.
4. Spending decisions
Sounds like a little budgeting is in order. It’s not so bad, just sit down, write it out, stick to it.
3. I lost it
Everybody loses their patience now and then.
2. The work problem
The central theme to a thousand Hallmark movies.
1. Solve for X
Some things he’ll have to figure out for himself, just like you did.
Here’s to all the dad’s out there – it can be a real tough road.
Have you ever felt like a bad parent? What brought that on?
Tell us in the comments.