AKRON, Ohio — An Akron man who has dubbed himself as the “Christmas Teddy Bear” is gaining attention with his unusual ad on the Facebook Marketplace. Matthew James posted that he will be your brand new Christmas boyfriend this holiday season, with a photo of himself posing…seductively?…in a teddy bear onesie in front of a highly-decorated Christmas tree. Facebook eventually took his “item” off the Marketplace, but not before 32,000 people viewed it. His original
When it comes to picking the perfect gift for that awesome dad in your life, we know that it can be difficult! No Deadbeat Society was founded in 2014 and has been providing men with a safe online place to discuss everything from single fatherhood and divorce to long-term marriage and raising children in that marriage. It’s been an incredible journey for so many men who find themselves living outside of the standard “box” that
According to Dr. Sears, a popular website that deals with parenting, children start to develop their moral compass as early as 3 years old. This statement isn’t intended to cause you to despair if you find your child acting up, or selfishly after the age of 3, but it is important to note as parents that our children are starting to understand how their actions impact others at that age, and how the actions of
We are so proud to announce that we have released our official “Super Dad T-shirt” that is now available in all colors and sizes Adult Small through 5XL! What is a super dad? To No Deadbeat Society a super dad is a man who knows that there is always room to grow and knows that being the best man and father he can be is an absolutely requirement in his journey. If you purchase one
If you aren’t familiar with Anthony Bourdain, he’s known for the renowned chef, publisher, writer and TV host who self admittedly formerly used heroin, cocaine and heavily drank alcohol. He quit drinking in 2007 for his daughter. In my 2016 article “The Enormous Return on Vulnerability” that I wrote for TheGoodMenProject.com, I wrote about male suicide statistics. While suicide in general is a tragedy, statistics prove that men are more vulnerable to it. My personal
We came across this poem written by a young lady for her Father who passed away. It is incredibly inspirational. For more of her poetry visit her youtube channel here. In 2017 we opened up our NDBS Phone lines so that men could call in and say something to their fathers. The response was amazing, and you can listen to those voice mails below.
What is Permissive Parenting? The general definition of permissive is that it is a form of parenting where you hold very little rules for your children and react to situations on a one-off basis. Characteristics of the Permissive Parenting Style rules for children are incredibly inconsistent very loving towards children seen as more of a friend, than of a parent bribery is used to initiate better behavior not much schedule or structure value freedom over
Do you know a man who is about to become a father for the first time? Our t-shirts are a great gift idea for new dads! This movement represents fathers in all kinds of situations and focuses on positive empowerment so that men can share the journey of fatherhood regardless of their situation. We have fathers all over the world that wear our back rocker t-shirts, hoodies, decals and other merchandise to support themselves as
The day you find out you are becoming a father can be one of the biggest moments of your life. Especially the first time. And it will definitely be life changing if it wasn’t something you were planning. Throughout our years as boys we often live with little to no responsibility, or if we do have responsibilities in our lives we aren’t always held accountable for them. Fatherhood will change you. And I promise you
We are proud to announce that we are exclusively releasing a new line of shirts for kids of dads! Whether for a child or an adult, a stepson, stepdaughter, son or daughter, you can now proudly wear our brand and support your father or your step father that raised you. Click here to browse the shirts. Buy Now (limited time special pricing)
We have so many amazing women who support our NDBS movement. We’ve decided to launch some exclusive clothes for them! Visit the NDBS Women’s store here. We will have many more designs coming soon!
A message for men’s rights activists and father’s rights activists. NDBS was founded on the principles that men are capable of being amazing parents. It’s primary purpose is to facilitate conversation and engage men as they go through the journey of fatherhood. This brand has supporters of all kinds. We have single fathers who very rarely see their children and married fathers who are active in their children’s lives every day. For a variety of
Carl Gustav Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist (1875 – 1961), once wrote Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent. Often single parents are struggling in a lot of areas of their lives, specifically free time. Things like unconditional love, support, safety, guidance, security, etc… are all aspects of parenting and things that every parent absolutely must provide for their children. However, what