Birds and the bees

A father & son chat
by Mike Cooney

The time had finally arrived. There was no point in denying it. My excuses had run out and my clever attempts at avoiding the subject had long become pitiful. And to make matters worse, I had my lovely wife nagging in my ear, telling me to ‘man-up’ and confront the issue. Now, when my manhood is called into question, it’s definitely time to act! But I’ll be honest with you. I was nervous. Maybe even a little scared …

No, scrap that. Just nervous …

There comes a time in every father’s life when he has to have that ‘talk’. You know the one I mean? The one you have with your sons when they ‘come of age’? It’s THE talk of talks. And it’s caused many a man to quiver with dread at the very thought of it …

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