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Divorced Dad

After Divorce, I Became The 'Best Dad And The Best Me I Could Be'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.03.2016 | Divorce

If there’s ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it’s during the divorce process. That’s why we launched our Divorce Care Pack...

My Wife Got Christmas In The Divorce

Al DeLuise | Posted 03.18.2016 | Divorce
Al DeLuise

Things change with divorce, but not always for the worse.

After 20 Years As A Single Dad, This Is What I Know To Be True

Joe Seldner | Posted 03.22.2016 | Divorce
Joe Seldner

There is something about single parenting that is, or at least can be, satisfying beyond what I ever expected.

10 Must-Read Tips For Men Blindsided By Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.16.2016 | Divorce

What should you do if your spouse asks for a divorce and you never saw it coming? Below, therapists and divorce attorneys share their best advice for...

An Open Letter To Divorced Celebrity Dads

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 03.15.2016 | Divorce
Joel Schwartzberg

You'll be their dad for eternity -- and that's a big deal unto itself -- but the more authentic you are, warts and all, the more your kids will connect with you.

6 Powerful Life Lessons Learned From Single Dads

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce

This Father's Day, we're celebrating single and divorced dads. Whether you have full custody or time with the kids every other weekend, the lessons yo...

This Divorced Dad Has a Big Problem

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 06.02.2016 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

No matter how much at odds the two of you are, your biggest priority should be making sure you are both raising those kids.

5 Ways To Be The Best Dad Ever After Divorce

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 06.01.2016 | Divorce
Joel Schwartzberg

Many divorced and remarried dads have deep insecurities about their new parenting roles, as if a dad's relevance is directly proportionate to the minutes and hours he spends with his children. But all dads are dads 100% of the time, just as all moms are still moms 100% of the time.

7 Damn Good Reasons To Date A Single Dad

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce

If you're currently looking for love and not including single dads in your search, you're doing it wrong. You're not likely to stumble upon a more...

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Dating After a Divorce

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.30.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Now that you are divorced or otherwise single, what are you looking for? You've probably been asked that question, or a variation of it, many times, and it's not always easy to pin down an answer.

Dad Enlists Santa's Elves To Give Daughter An Awesome Christmas

Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce

There's a silver lining to having divorced parents during the holidays: you get two -- count 'em, two -- Christmases. But as any parent knows, the...

LOOK: Divorced Dad's To-Do List Is Sad And Sweet

Posted 07.29.2013 | Divorce

Let's face it: In those first few weeks after divorce, it can be hard to even drag yourself out of bed in the morning, let alone tackle the demands of...

Getting Past It

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 09.24.2013 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

It's a cliche, but it really does all start with yourself. When you can look at all the good and bad parts of yourself, and establish your own boundaries, then you can begin to heal and to really live.

The Awkward Challenges Of Being A Divorced Dad

Divorced Dad | Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce
Divorced Dad

It's been hard to switch from a loving, overprotective father to a loving, sexually active boyfriend -- often in the same day or week.

Thanks and Misgivings: First Turkey Day as a Divorced Dad

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce
Joel Schwartzberg

(Excerpted from my book The 40-Year-Old Version: Humoirs of a Divorced Dad) I'm looking at a photo of myself topless. I'm five years old, playi...

Honor Thy Stepmother: 6 Things Remarried Dads Owe Their New Wives

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce
Joel Schwartzberg

The stepmother is probably the least-defined role in the contemporary family structure: She is a parent, yet not the parent. A caregiver but not alway...