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    Sometimes my wife complains that she’s overwhelmed with work and just can’t take one of the kids, for example, to a piano lesson. I’ll offer to do it for her, and then she’ll say, “No, I’ll do it.” We have to negotiate how much I trespass into that mother role—it’s not given up easily.
    —Anonymous Father. As quoted in Women and Their Fathers, by Victoria Secunda, ch. 3 (1992)

    What is love? ‘Tis not hereafter,
    Present mirth hath present laughter.
    What’s to come is still unsure.
    In delay there lies no plenty,
    Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty.
    Youth’s a stuff will not endure.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)