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What Daughters Need to Know About Dad Psychology

It’s not you he hates, it’s all the things about himself that he’s been trained to hide away.

Jordan Shapiro
9 min readJan 19, 2023

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The women who take my Gender Studies course at Temple University often ask me to explain their fathers’ hypocrisy. After spending a semester surveying feminist theory, queer theory, and masculinity studies, they struggle to

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Jordan Shapiro

I wrote some books - Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad & The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World. I teach at Temple University.