About Bryan


Hi, I’m Bryan Ward.

I’m a husband, father of four, musician (folktronica, to be exact), writer, and entrepreneur.

When I proposed to my wife years ago, the thought of raising and caring for a family filled me with awe.

It scared the shit out of me, too.

From what I could tell, the men who others deemed to be “good dads” won that title by sacrificing all personal ambitions and dreams for the sake of their families.

I loved my family. But I loved my art and my work, too… and saw no way to make it all fit together.

Thoreau’s phrase “most men lead lives of quiet desperation” is no idle quote. I’ve lived it. And I know that millions of other men do, too.

I founded Third Way Man in 2014 to offer men like you and me a new path… a new way to be as men, husbands, fathers, and creators that turns the so-called liability of fatherhood into a force multiplier.

Yes, you’re changing diapers now. But you can still change the world, too.

I’m glad you’re here.


– Bryan Ward