Listening ears for dads

Men are finding parenting support in dads-only groups where they feel more comfortable opening up

Mr Tay Liren is a hands-on dad who has joined a few Facebook groups focused on parenting.

But the 35-year-old polytechnic lecturer prefers being part of a fathers-only Facebook group called Daddy Matters, where he hears perspectives he has not found in other parenting groups on social media, which tend to attract far more mums than dads.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 01, 2018, with the headline 'Listening ears for dads'. Print Edition | Subscribe