Fatherhood is a huge identity shift, too—so why doesn’t society acknowledge that?
fatherhood, parenting, children
Becoming a father is a monumental transition in the lives of men. Yet, too often, it is recognized for a fleeting week (or less) of paternity leave before they are expected to carry on as if nothing has changed—a disservice not only to dads but also their partners and their children.
Original Publication Citation
Shafer, K. (2018). “Fatherhood is a Huge Identity Shift, Too—So Why Doesn’t Society Acknowledge That?” Motherly.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Shafer, Kevin, "Fatherhood is a huge identity shift, too—so why doesn’t society acknowledge that?" (2018). Faculty Publications. 4384.
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
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