I’ve seen the same from the “man’s” side: Men and women alike would praise me for full-time parenting our kids (“That’s so awesome!” …) and it never ceased to make me feel uncomfortable for being lauded for 1. doing something that as many male parents should do as female parents do and 2. doing something that female parents do without ever being thanked because they are “supposed” to or because “it is in their nature”.

I stop to miau to cats.

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