Dads need to read this post about things you can do and still be a man

Author Matt Haig has been praised for posting a moving list of things you can do and still be a man. Parents have been showering the Reasons To Stay Alive author with love for his honest and eye-opening post.


The post reads:

Things you can do and still be a man:

Hold a baby

Look after a baby

Wash up


Have actual human feelings

Care about people

Support the rights of women

Go a day without banter

Ask for help

It’s almost like your gender doesn’t have to be a prison


A post shared by Matt Haig (@mattzhaig) on

Matt’s post reminds men that it is okay to have feelings, it is okay to look after your children and it is okay to cry.

"Dads are capable of Motherhood too. It’s not about gender. It’s about giving yourself and your children and the world what it needs, first,” one user gushed.

“I believe those things would make you more of a man!” another user added.

One wrote: “Print it. Hang it on the walls in our cities. Hope makes some people think about this.”

One user stated: “Our boys need to be taught this,” and we couldn’t agree more.




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