Fathers know their place

If to be most persuasive, a joke requires to be anchored in a partial truth, then you could say that fatherhood appears to be a joke on men.

Consider that, unlike women, men lack sufficient attributes necessary to carry a child to full term. You could say that men have chests, perhaps a woman’s womb counterpart.

But while men’s chests are good, they are nonetheless not good enough to help in child bearing.

Editor's Comment
A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

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