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Theodore A. Hoppe

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So, what is the purpose of men in modern families?

There are several Op-Ed debate in the New York Times asking, or attempting to answer, this question.
http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/06/03/what-are-fathers-for?hp

"In almost half the American households with children, mothers are the sole or primary breadwinners. This victory for working women shows evolving family economics — or maybe, two very different types of families.

So what is the purpose of men in modern families? We’re approaching the holiday that celebrates dads, but do fathers bring anything unique to the table?"

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          Jun 9 2013: Mr. Wesley,

          Fighting fairly? Really? Do you really think men can take the responsibility of raising kids equally as women? I don't think so, it is not physically possible. So we men must make it convenient for women in other aspects.
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        Jun 9 2013: I'm nothing like you, Kiran. You are nothing like me. I do believe a man like myself can take responsibility of raising my kids equally (I go no further saying equally, this is no pee contest) to any mother. We all have different virtues with equalities. Not physically possible? Breast feeding??? I understand that alone.

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