Articles

13 May 2009

While separated fathers often feel profound distress because of separation and loss of contact with children, the fathers' rights movement does little to help them heal. In fact, fathers' rights groups harm fathers' ongoing relationships with their children and fail to tackle the real obstacles to involved parenting.

13 May 2009

A short US account of common myths about domestic violence and custody and how to counter them.

13 May 2009

You might think being a mate is as easy as drinking beer for your average Aussie bloke but it's not always that simple. Tony Nairn wades into the deep waters of mateship looking for some pointers.

13 May 2009

Stephen Macintosh managed to avoid bitterness and revenge getting in the way of a healthy divorce.

13 May 2009

Stephen Macintosh reflects on sharing his life with his best mate.

13 May 2009

John Westlund shares the delights and difficulties of being a single father.

13 May 2009

The author writes about fathering through power-sharing and learning through mistakes instead of discipline and punishment.

13 May 2009

Alan Wheatley writes about his father.

13 May 2009

Jac Brown looks at the risks of real connection.

Note that a PDF version of the article is available below.

13 May 2009

What obstacles do men face in their attempts to become better fathers? Michael Eburn reflects on his own experience and comes up with some ideas.