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TNMU #145: The First Kid Is Married

The Next Man Up | Equipping Fathers | Raising Men

Release Date: 02/12/2021

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In this latest installment of Mark’s Musings, Mark reflects on the recent experience of his oldest son’s wedding and offers 4 quick insights that this experience brings up to help you grow in your fathering. Whether a wedding for your boy is years away or already behind you, tune in for some wisdom here to help you in your fathering journey.

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In this latest installment of Mark’s Musings, Mark reflects on the recent experience of his oldest son’s wedding and offers 4 quick insights that this experience brings up to help you grow in your fathering. Whether a wedding for your boy is years away or already behind you, tune in for some wisdom here to help you in your fathering journey.

Music Credit: "Funkorama" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Expanded Notes:

  • 4 Insights:
    • This experience was a return on years of investment, and we couldn’t be more proud
    • I met the answer to my prayers, both the daughter-in-law and her parents
    • Once again, the initiation process helped me to see that we’re not grieving we have to let him go, but celebrating with him in this event
    • My role has changed again, now being a peer and advisor to them both, as well as learning what it means to be a father-in-law
  • Remember, it is never too late to invest into the relationship with your son because he so longs for your love and affection