Understanding our experiences of fatherhood

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Sharing our stories helps us understand who we are, and how we relate to others, including our children. Hearing other people's stories can be so helpful, because we realise we are not alone; there others who are facing similar challenges to us or who had relationships like us with their fathers.

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A dad’s greatest influence and responsibility is in their home

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