The Reluctant Father and His Wife

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Phillip's wife Carla, before Phillip realized he was going to be a reluctant father (Phillip Toledano)

Photographer Phillip Toledano has been applauded in the media for his deeply gritty depiction of first-time fatherhood in his book The Reluctant Father. This week, in a cautionary tale on marriage, we hear what his wife thought of his reluctance.

Are you in a relationship where one partner was more reluctant than the other post-baby? What broke the frost? Tell us - and see more of Phillip's photos - at the Longest Shortest Time!


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About The Longest Shortest Time

The Longest Shortest Time is a podcast and blog about surprising struggles in parenthood, hosted by author and This American Life contributor Hillary Frank. Visit the Longest Shortest Time's website to submit your story, and to talk mama and papa shop safely.

New episodes come out every other Wednesday at 3 a.m.

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