Fatherhood is far from easy, yet the struggles dads face are commonly overlooked. The majority of new parenting advice you come across tends to be primarily focused on new moms, which is great, but what about the dads?
Becoming a father, particularly for the first time, can prove to be extremely stressful. Trying to balance your career with your new hectic family life isn’t easy and the financial pressures of providing for the new arrival can quickly become overwhelming. It’s unsurprising therefore, that many dads suffer with stress.
The trouble is, stress can lead to a whole host of other issues. It can affect your sleep, cause tension between you and your partner, and if left untreated, potentially even cause resentment for your new family life. However, while eliminating the stress completely may not be an option, there are ways to manage it. Here, you’ll discover 15 ways to destress when times get tough. [Read more…]