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  • 1.
    Women had to deal with the men's response when the women wanted more time "out" of the home; men now must deal with the women's response as men want more time "in."
    Kyle D. Pruett (20th century), professor, child psychiatrist. The Nurturing Father, ch. 1 (1987).

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  • 2.
    [Fatherhood] is the single most creative, complicated, fulfilling, frustrating, engrossing, enriching, depleting endeavor of a man's adult life.
    Kyle D. Pruett (20th century), professor, child psychiatrist. The Nurturing Father, ch. 15 (1987).

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  • 3.
    Such joint ownership creates a place where mothers can "father" and fathers can "mother." It does not encourage mothers and fathers to compete with one another for "first- place parent." Such competition is not especially good for marriage and furthermore drives kids nuts.
    Kyle D. Pruett (20th century), professor, child psychiatrist. The Nurturing Father, ch. 13 (1987).

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  • 4.
    Whether the child is the father's or someone else's, if a man is involved in the physical care of his child before the age of three, there is a dramatic reduction in the probability that that man will be involved later in life in sexual abuse of children in general as well as his own.
    Kyle D. Pruett (20th century), professor, child psychiatrist. The Nurturing Father, ch. 2 (1987).

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  • 5.
    For a boy to reach adulthood feeling that he knows his father, his father must allow his emotions to be visible—hardly an easy task when most males grow up being either subtly or openly taught that this is not acceptable behavior. A father must teach his son that masculinity and feelings can go hand in hand.
    Kyle D. Pruett (20th century), professor, child psychiatrist. The Nurturing Father, ch. 9 (1987).

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  • 6.
    It is undeniable that a woman's ability to stretch and pursue her total competence outside the home and get paid what she's worth for it makes for happier and more fulfilled women.
    Kyle D. Pruett (20th century), professor, child psychiatrist. The Nurturing Father, ch. 13 (1987).

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  • 7.
    So often, as the septuagenarian reflects on life's rewards, we hear that, "in the final analysis" of money, power, prestige, and marriage, fathering alone was what "mattered."
    Kyle D. Pruett (20th century), professor, child psychiatrist. The Nurturing Father, ch. 15 (1987).

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