FATHERS & SONS: One of the greatest tragedies in life is that fathers and sons can love each deeply without ever getting to know each other.

Father and sonA father’s need to be right. A son’s need to be independent. A father’s acceptance of his son as a man can be as difficult as a son’s acceptance that his father is just a man.

A father’s need to be mentor. A son’s need to be thought of as an equal. All these things make it difficult for fathers and sons to really get past their role expectations and really get to know each other and accept each other as they really are. I never bridged that gap with my dad. I wish I had

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