Tuesday, August 2, 2011

A Dad Again

Posted on Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 12:22 PM

After getting so few occasions for quality time, I finally got real quality time with my daughter on a weekend trip. I hadn't put her to bed in years and it makes my eyes well up when I think of reading her bed-time stories and being there when she wakes up. I was a doting dad again, checking to make sure she wasn't too cold or hot in the middle of the night. Mothers everywhere, please give (ex bf) dads a chance. I love you, daughter with all my heart. The time we've had is so rich with joy, the purest relationship I will ever know with another human being. I know you miss me just as much because of the games you remember that are your favourites, the drawings you like to show me that I know are inspired by the haunted house we went through and stuff. We are just ourselves together and I miss you constantly. It's nice to have freedom from being a parent 24/7, but doing the simple things for my young daughter is what really makes my life worth living. Please, reader, be considerate of the other parent. Thank you mom, for being pretty great. I think this one will turn out just fine. —Doting Dad

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