Talking points: masculinity, fatherhood, culture

The man himself! Larry Hagner of The Dad Edge joins me to talk all things fatherhood. Deeply grateful to finally have Larry on the show and to dive DEEP with him on so many topics.

This is a great episode to listen to if you’re searching for insight on how to maintain some level-headedness is what seems to be a tough time to be a parent. Check the timestamps for some of the depth-oriented questions we covered!

(00:00:00) – Intro Larry’s defining moment
(00:18:30) – Fathers wield an incredible amount of influence on a boy’s life. How did you prepare for fatherhood given how you grew up?
(00:21:13) – How would you prepare now? Given everything you’ve experienced?
(00:24:44) – What do you see modern fathers struggling with?
(00:31:16) – What pressures does a modern dad face from culture itself?
(00:39:59) – How do you talk to your kids about what your values are?
(01:02:29) – What are some of the keys to raising sons in particular?
(01:09:51) – What do you hope your sons will learn from how you treat your wife?

Larry Hagner, founder of The Dad Edge, breaks down common challenges of fatherhood, making them easy to understand and overcome. Tackling the world of fatherhood can be a daunting task when we try to do it alone. Thus, Larrys mission (and his podcast, The Dad Edge( is to help you become the best, strongest, and happiest version of yourself so that you can help guide your kids to the best version of themselves. Simple as that.

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