Nov 28, 2022 • 5M
Stepping over tired, invalid stepdad stereotypes
Why we need to give stepparents more credit for how hard their job really is
Noncasting is a microcast that unapologetically weighs in on relevant and disputatious cultural topics that are currently spiraling within our social tapestry. Writer and podcast producer, Nathan Tower weaves in and out of personal stories, opinionated diatribes and sometimes contextually relevant insights.
Why as a society do we fail to recognize the incredibly important role of step-parenting? In pop culture we like to depict stepdads as threatening, cruel and often evil villains when more often than not they are the heroes in our stories— the ones that actually step up when others step down.