Daddy Shaming

Meaning

Shaming dads for their choices

Daddy shaming is a phrase that refers to the shaming of parents, specifically fathers, for their choices. It often occurs on social media where everyone is an expert.

The term comes from the criticism of fathers who make decisions that go against the normal expectations of a man. Daddy shaming often occurs from bosses in the workplace when a father decides to take time off to be with family. The term also appears as "Daddy shame."

Example

"I'm sick of the daddy shaming I get for putting family first.
You should talk to your boss.
That won't do any good he expects me to put work above all else."
Ryan Reynolds was the victim of daddy shaming for how his baby was strapped to him

Ryan Reynolds was the victim of daddy shaming for how his baby was strapped to him

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Last Updated: March 1, 2017

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