7.Visit the playground of an all-girls elementary school and start handing out the $0.25 (or so) they won't make compared to a man's dollar. Laugh uproariously. Collect their tears to make you stronger.
16.Receive endless praise for doing the exact same things we naturally expect all mothers to do. (Did you not throw your kid into the dishwasher today? Wow, so brave.)
17.Tell your firewood-based son how you seduced your wife. "Much like a cat, son, you must wait patiently for a woman. Do not approach her. If she wants to be pet, she will stand on your chest and start batting you in the face. You'll just know."
18.You and your wife, thinking about how you first met, smile warmly at each other. Slowly, her face falls and she walks to the bar to pour herself a drink. Listen to her sigh heavily. You reach out for her hand, but she walks away before you can touch her.