Truth be told, I’m embarrassed about my own reaction to the news. What’s done is done. There’s nothing else to do than to learn from it.
Tip #1 for men: Turn up your enthusiasm and excitement.
Tip#2 for men: Hide your doubts and fears, at least in the very beginning.
Tip #1 for ladies: Have low(er) expectations.
Tip #2 for ladies: Please set your guys up for success!
Now, when you’re expecting father, it’s time to realize (if you haven’t done it already) there is no perfection. Unexpected things will happen during pregnancy and, I’ve been told, also once your baby is born. Additionally, you most likely can’t meet all of your expecting mother’s expectations. With her rampant hormones, it’s impossible! Enjoy the ride!