Pacify Me: A Handbook for the Freaked-Out New Dad
You're having a baby. That's it. Game over, man.
Life as you know it is done.
Go ahead, freak out. Comic Chris Mancini was terrified of his impending fatherhood. But soon after throwing up upon seeing the little blue line, he realized that most expectant dads sometimes feel nervous, depressed, or powerless -- like a new baby is guy-kryptonite. Chris has been there and su...more
As for me, I'm sick of picking up books geared towards dads that can't take the subject seriously. I've had to resort to reading books for moms in order to learn anything valuable and answer the questions I've got about parenthood.
This book is not the answer.
I found the jokes tepid and unoriginal, the content not all that helpful, and the stereotypes hard to relate to. If you're an insecure, selfish dick who's unprepared for fatherhood, maybe this book will help you in some way. But if you're actually looking forward to being a father, skip it and check out some of Armin Brott's boo ...more