A superhero, guide, friend or role model fathers mean a lot of things to their children and stand by them at all moments. To acknowledge this precious bond of fatherhood, every year Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. He can be anything – strict, cool, expressive or a doting one – he surely is the support system in any child’s upbringing. Recognizing the special role of the male parent, we spoke to a couple of dads about their relationships with their kids. Read ahead to know about it better…
Text: ANAHITA AHUJA
Naren Pal Singh With Rohan And Daman
What One Quality Have Your Sons Taken Of Yours – That You Wish They Hadn’t?
As a person, I am someone who takes decisions at the moment at times, due to which sometimes things tend to go haywire. In a lot of ways, I see that characteristic reflecting in my sons, too. And as a father, I wish they’d take decisions which are well thought of and then executed.
What Have They Completely Taken After You On?
I hold my mother at a very high place in my life – and thankfully they do exactly that. Not only do they value their mother, but also mine. This is because they’re very emotional and that is a trait they’ve got from me.
What Special Things Do You And Your Sons Do Together?
We spend quite a lot of time with each other playing FIFA and also love watching comedy and horror movies together.
How Do You Rate Yourself As A Father?
Being a father is not an easy thing as it comes with a lot of responsibilities. But with the kind of rapport I share with my kids, I feel I am a decent father.
What Is The Most Difficult Part Of Being A Dad?
A father and child’s relationship is not as easy as it seems, mainly because of the age and generation gap. Hence to fill the void, there are a lot of times I have to keep myself in the shoes of my sons.