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Divorced Dads: Respect a Child’s Love

Divorced Dads: Respect a Child’s Love

Whether it was intentional or not, maybe you have tried to turn your child against his mother. And make no mistake, these kinds of comments move you dangerously close to placing yourself between your dear, sweet child and someone he loves more than anyone else, except you.

Single Dads and Expectations

Single Dads and Expectations

Kids who have been through a divorce often act in certain ways. As a single dad, you need to know what to watch for—and how to respond.

Single Fathers: Press On

Single Fathers: Press On

Is it possible to be a great father as a single dad? Absolutely! But in some ways we may have to take a slightly different approach.

Ways to Stay Positive Through Discouragement

Ways to Stay Positive Through Discouragement

If you’re like many men, you love being a dad. It speaks to something deep within you. But sometimes it gets hard, and you get discouraged. Nothing seems to work with your kids, and the payoffs are few and far between.

Divorced Dads: Choose Your Battles Wisely

Divorced Dads: Choose Your Battles Wisely

We need to be careful when determining what we’re fighting for. We can easily get caught up in fighting for us—our rights, our reputation, our time—and not realize that our children are getting caught in the middle.

Steady Through the Years: A Single Dad’s Journey

Steady Through the Years: A Single Dad’s Journey

At 53, my days as a runner are a fond memory. Not to say I couldn't get back into the shape I was in 1983 when I got up every morning at 6:00 am to run two miles before work. It's just that I seem to have run out of time for myself these days. I'm a single dad.

Single Dads Dating: “Meet Your New Stepmother”

Single Dads Dating: “Meet Your New Stepmother”

Soon after my divorce in 2000, I became the primary custodian of my two sons CJ and Brandon. I remarried in 2007, but those years as a single parent gave me a different perspective on fatherhood and the task of training my sons in the world of dating and relationships.

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