Dads, I’m Sorry We’ve Marginalized You

There is no inherently superior parent in this game.

Vanessa Torre
Oct 16, 2020 · 5 min read
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She wanted something done and then dismissed him, telling him, a father of two, that there was no way he could understand how upset she was because he wasn’t a mom.

The reality of the roles and parenting equity

At the same time, I know a lot of women who have elevated motherhood to martyrdom. If we’re not suffering every day, do we even have kids?

The media feedback loop

Starting in a deficit

Currently, only five states have mandates that companies have to provide fathers the ability to take paid paternity leave without risking their jobs.

Words matter.

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Vanessa Torre

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Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

Assemblage

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Vanessa Torre

Written by

Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

Assemblage

A collection of things or people. An object made of pieces fitted together. A work of art made by grouping found or unrelated objects. A publication on Medium.

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