It can't be easy to be a dad.
Certain cultural and social expectations say men should remain a certain emotional distance. Because of this, fathers express themselves in ways that may seem blunt, indifferent or downright snarky.
But if you dig a little, you'll find that the qualities that make good fathers and good men is just beneath the surface of what they say, and how they say it.
In these texts from dads, culled from Imgur, you may have to dig a little deeper, but the affection is there.
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