The instant my twins were born, I regularly received well intentioned child-rearing and parenthood advice - despite the fact that I rarely asked for it. What’s interesting is I’d receive counsel from complete strangers and many folks who didn’t even have children. 

Read my full post on Medium. Click on "Patriarchal Pangs" above or on "Source" below. And if you're feelin' it - do give a "Clap!" Enjoy!