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Dating Single Dads

Holding Your Children Emotionally Hostage

Sheila Blagg | Posted 02.04.2016 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

I'd never purport that it's not normal to be angry, hurt, outraged or lonely -- essentially, to be an emotional mess. This is all completely normal and to be expected. But what is not acceptable? Using your children to "stick it" to your ex.

5 Tips on Maintaining Healthy and Thriving Relationships

Sheila Blagg | Posted 07.19.2016 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Remember the first time you met your significant other? How you felt the first time you spoke on the phone, had your first kiss, or your first night together?

4 Suggestions to Get You Started When Looking to Date After Divorce

Sheila Blagg | Posted 06.03.2016 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Often times people take dating after a divorce entirely too seriously. You are not looking to jump into a serious relationship, are you? Then dating should be fun and exciting, but it's up to you to create that for yourself.

How Dating Changes As You Get Older

Sheila Blagg | Posted 06.23.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

The type of mate you're looking for in your 30s is probably different than your ideal partner in your 20s. While these exact details will vary from person to person, generally, older daters will have a clearer picture of their ideal mate while younger daters have a more ambiguous picture.

Small Commitments for a Healthier Relationship

Sheila Blagg | Posted 05.17.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Before you can start building a healthy, long-term relationship, you must first understand that there is no such thing as one big commitment that suddenly enters you into that partnership.

The Most Common Things Hidden On Dating Profiles

Sheila Blagg | Posted 03.31.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

It's human nature to want to make a good first impression, and occasionally that leads potential dates to have a less-than-honest profile. Be patient, look carefully, and always take your time when getting to know someone.

Dating Ideas for Single Parents

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.24.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Dating is stressful enough; dating as a single parent is even tougher. You're so busy trying to keep up with your job and the needs of your children, you probably don't have time to stop and think about date possibilities.

3 Secrets To Long-Lasting Relationships

Sheila Blagg | Posted 12.20.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

You can't instantly walk into a successful long-term relationship, but you can nurture one into existence. If you're trying to turn a good short-term relationship into a great long-term relationship, you'll need to put in effort to make it work.

6 Reasons You Should Consider Online Dating After Divorce

Sheila Blagg | Posted 12.15.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Make sure, before you start looking for a new relationship, that you understand what you're looking for and why you're looking for it.

Kids: To Have 'Em or Not?

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.22.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

When both parties are on the same page in regard to the kids question (either in favor of kids or not), the new relationship experiences fewer bumps.

5 Things Not to Include on Your Online Dating Profile

Sheila Blagg | Posted 10.25.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Online dating provides great opportunities for those looking for a relationship, but there are some things to avoid including on your dating profile.

The Benefits of Dating Single Dads

Emma Johnson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

There is a warmth and wholeness to single dads that men without children rarely possess. Another perk: You know what you're getting. A man's parenting profile is about as transparent of a resume as you'll find.

How Not To Date Like A Loser After Divorce

Kimberly Seltzer | Posted 11.18.2012 | Divorce
Kimberly Seltzer

Dating is different when you're a single dad.