3. Will She Leave Me/what Does She Need Me for?

This goes back to the first point, and while it doesn't dominate his thought process, it will cross his mind at least once early on. It's going to take some time for him to accept his value in his new role, and until he does, this thought is a natural offshoot. It'll be natural to try and compensate for this by ignoring point two, but chances are he won't even express this thought to you. It's just good for you to know that it is there.

No matter how mutual the decision was, or how stable you think your relationship is, men are almost universally the same. Some may be too proud to admit it, others may be emotionally open enough to, but there's a good chance your stay at home dad has thought one or two of these things.

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