The Things Dads Really Want for Father’s Day Include a Steak, Whiskey, and Watching TV
Father’s Day is this Sunday. And if you haven’t gotten your dad a present, don’t worry . . . apparently, after all these years of Father’s Day neglect, dads have REALLY lowered their expectations for what they want.
A new survey asked dads what they want the most for Father’s Day, and here are the results . . .
1. A phone call from my kids, 47%.
2. A big steak, 41%.
3. Some peace and quiet, 38%.
4. Watching a baseball game with the family, 38%.
5. A few beers, 35%.
6. A cheap, practical gift like socks or a tie, 35%.
7. A glass of wine, 34%.
8. To watch whatever I want on TV, 34%.
9. A glass of whiskey, 29%.
10. An expensive physical gift, like an Apple watch, 29%.
The Signs You’ve Hit “Peak Dad” Include Bad Jokes, Bad Dancing, and Lots of Hardware Store Time
It’s not possible to be the “cool dad” forever . . . whether you want to or not, eventually you’ll become the not-so-cool dad. I say just embrace it and let it happen.
In honor of Father’s Day, a new survey asked people for the signs that you’ve hit “peak dad.” Here are the top 10 . . .
1. Laughing at your own bad jokes, 33%.
2. Busting out bad dance moves, 32%.
3. Embarrassing your kids on purpose, 31%.
4. Always manning the grill, 30%.
5. Constantly doing repairs around the house, 30%.
6. Getting excited to go to home improvement stores, 29%.
7. Spending lots of time in “the shed,” 28%.
8. Having “a chair,” 28%.
9. Taking mid-afternoon naps, 28%.
10. Wearing cargo shorts, 28%.