THE ANXIOUS DAD
When we were expecting our first, the only people we knew with kids were our neighbors; the woman looked awful and was constantly bitchy, so fear was a factor for me. But my wife was beautiful and sex was plentiful; we had a book that showed some fun positions for when she got really big. We used all of them—twice.
— Los Angeles disc jockey Mark Thompson
(the Mark and Brian show), father of three
One of the scariest things about impending fatherhood is the realization that I am never going to be the adult I thought I would be when I had a child. I still feel like a kid in many ways.
— Actor Ben Stiller, father-to-be
I knew in my heart that I could take care of a child, but
I was still nervous that I somehow wouldn’t be able
to do it. It was both an unknown and something I cared about so much. But once my son came into this world, that fear disappeared.
— Actor Dean Cain, father of one