My boy, anxious & oppositional.

Average 50+ white guy of mostly southern Italian heritage with a healthy dash of West African & Iranian. Husband, father, friend, community member. Smart enough to appreciate life, Wise enough to question it, Dumb enough to seek answers.

Being a father with a fearful child

Feeling lost and helpless in a world of so many answers about fear, what it’s like… to me. What do I mean by saying feeling lost and helpless? Most of that is on me, as a father and as a man in general. Like many guys of my age, my idea of support is fixing.…