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I Don’t Like Parenting | Erik Vance | Last Word On Nothing | 03 September 2018
“Don’t get me wrong, I like being a parent. I definitely love my kid. But the actual work of child-rearing, I don’t know that I like it. I am aware that this might make me a bad person. Playing with my child isn’t what I expected. I envisioned throwing a baseball, wrestling, teaching him to rock climb. But my kid can barely catch a rubber ball thrown from five feet away, let alone shag fly balls. The notion that I am too selfish to be a great father has occurred to me. But now that I have a little rabid chimpanzee to call my own, this thought returns with increasing frequency”
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september 2018 by petulantskeptic
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