What if we told you that even dads go through it in their own way but they are perhaps unaware of it or even if they are aware then they are just trying to suppress it.
Jose Covaco is probably one of the most honest comics out there. Not too many people know this but he is a dad to a beautiful, 5 year old daughter
At some level the wives did question what have they got themselves into. Reality was far different from expectations. The relationship with the child, husband, family, and individually was going to change dramatically.
Now, the big entitled question, why don’t women demand sharing mental load? Especially when it comes to child rearing. Why don’t they demand their partners help with homework or housework or what have you? And I’m addressing women like me.
After 40 minutes, we finally reached the counter, it was like crossing the finish line after an exhausting marathon. We were crabby, tired and ready to drop but Baby Z was galavanting like a stoned hippie radiating energy!
…which I was trying very hard to win but in the end there was always something left wanting. I argued back that “I work so hard for this family blah blah blah” but after a point I come to realize that I sound like a quintessential asshole
Our daughter Z chose us as her parents