The news makes noise since morning on the radio here.
This is probably not the news most fathers want to hear. Testosterone, that most male of hormones, takes a dive after a man becomes a parent. And the more he gets involved in caring for his children — changing diapers, jiggling the boy or girl on his knee, reading “Goodnight Moon” for the umpteenth time — the lower his testosterone drops.I don't know why fathers wouldn't want to hear this. The opposite must be true: forewarned is forearmed. As for discussing this: it may be not wise to. Everyone must make his peace with the knowledge and brave the future that awaits him.
Only, maybe that old joke that I was told way before this study in the news. It goes like this: journalists of the main media outfits after a long siege got the access to the first man in history to become pregnant.
"So tell us your story," said the journalists in unison.
"Well, what can I tell you, gentlemen? It started when I have done the dishes for the first time..."