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Young Dad Pens Emotional Letter About Life As A Single Parent

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents

"The days have been rough and at times I wasn't sure I could make it another day. I spent more then a few nights holding my little girl as she slept w...

10 Ways to Stay Positive After a Divorce or Breakup

Sheila Blagg | Posted 10.29.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Recovering from something as big as a divorce can be a challenge, but staying positive can give you the opportunity to start fresh.

Children of Divorce Benefit From Play Therapy

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 10.14.2015 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

Some kids take divorce relatively easy and others, not so much. Perhaps if my daughter had had a sibling to absorb and process the change with maybe she would have taken it better. Perhaps if she weren't so smart she would have handled it better. Perhaps if she were older....IF, IF,IF.

24 Single Dads Share Their Challenges And Triumphs

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 10.13.2015 | Parents

If parenthood is a roller coaster, going at it alone can make for one hell of a ride. To find out what it's really like being a single dad, we've aske...

How to Date Yourself After Divorce

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 10.02.2015 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

There is one thing you will never regret after divorce and that's getting to know yourself. For the past year and a half, it's what I have done and I know that if I am to ever meet someone, he will be lucky to have a solid woman.

5 Reasons Beer is Better Than Women, For the Divorced Guys Out There

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy
Laura Lifshitz

Women are great but take your time after divorce before deciding you're brave enough to handle one of us. Instead, drink beer, and watch that you don't lose those abs too much.

5 Common Online Dating Mistakes To Avoid

Sheila Blagg | Posted 08.26.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Accessible from almost everywhere and relatively transparent, online dating offers much in the early stages that in-person dating simply can't. Still, there are certain constructs and certain habits you'll need to follow if you want to be successful.

Dating: I Was Doing It All Wrong

Marie Forster | Posted 07.15.2015 | Divorce
Marie Forster

When I was at work the other day, I got a text from my boyfriend. At first, I wasn't sure what I was looking at. It was a picture, but it was hard to see what it was. I clicked on it to enlarge, and there it was: It was a picture of poop, floating in a toilet. I was ecstatic.

Divorce and Shame. Why?

Sheila Blagg | Posted 06.19.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Going through a divorce for the most part no longer carries the stigma it once did, but the toll it takes on you remains the same. My entire life I've only known what it's felt like to have the word "Divorce" attached to me.

What Clair Huxtable Taught My Single Dad About Parenting

Emilie Bahr | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Emilie Bahr

Growing up with my single father, I had remarkably free reign when it came to matters of style. Although I recognized certain perks associated with my dad's lack of sartorial scrutiny, there were times when I longed for a woman's watchful eye.

Give Dads the Credit They Deserve This Father's Day

Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

Have you shopped for Father's Day cards lately? I have, and frankly, I'm appalled. In many of the greeting cards available today, dads are portrayed as lazy, disengaged, un-involved, beer-guzzling, flatulent couch potatoes.

14 Tips for Guys Interested in Dating Single Moms

Emma Johnson | Posted 05.19.2015 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

I go out with single dads and childless men alike, as I write at, and some of the latter admit (while others appear) to be uncertain about the logistics of dating single moms. Here's a few tips which apply if you'd like to seriously date a mom.

Finally, a Therapist's Red-Flag Guide of Single Men to Avoid

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 05.15.2015 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

You're a single, professional woman, and you'd like to find a long-term partner. On the surface, you'd think that finding a mutually rewarding and healthy relationship would be easy, but we all know it is not, and here's why

Are Single Parents All Created Equal?

Stacey Freeman | Posted 05.14.2015 | Divorce
Stacey Freeman

Not all single parents are created equal. Some of us have it easier than others, and in different ways. Some of us have it more difficult, and in different ways. We can debate until we are blue in the face what constitutes those "better" or "worse" situations.

15 Reasons Single Moms Are Totally Awesome

Emma Johnson | Posted 05.11.2015 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

Over at I devote a lot of pixels to the challenges of single motherhood. But you deserve to celebrate why you, as a single mom, are so awesome. Here goes.

Who Is the 21st Century Man?

Maria Shriver | Posted 06.23.2015 | Impact
Maria Shriver

Changing family dynamics, a shifting economic landscape, the surge of women into the workforce and public life are all adding pieces to the kaleidoscopic picture of what it means to be a man in America today. Begging the question: Just who is the 21st Century Man?

5 Sanity-Saving Tips For Busy Single Moms

Lindsey Light | Posted 06.15.2015 | Divorce
Lindsey Light

The truth is I don't need sympathy; I need help. That was not an easy conclusion for me to come to.

Jamie Bell On Single Parenting And Daily Dad Struggles

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.09.2015 | Divorce

Since actor Jamie Bell and ex-wife Evan Rachel Wood split last year, Bell has been outspoken about the challenges of single parenting. On Wednesday...

And You Call Yourself A Single Parent...

Jennifer Ball | Posted 04.26.2015 | Divorce
Jennifer Ball

No matter what your status as a parent is -- whether you're happily married, kinda-happily married, partnered up without the paperwork, or like me, doing it on your own -- there is really just one simple objective: to do the best you can.

31 Beautiful Images That Show What Single Fatherhood Really Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 02.25.2015 | Parents

In 1960, about 14 percent of single parent households were headed by dads. Today, that figure is up to 24 percent, according to a Pew report. That ...

Love is Greek to Me

Jon Vaughn | Posted 04.15.2015 | Style
Jon Vaughn

Love has been a challenge. Searching for it, finding it, maintaining it, and enjoying it; all of it. Being a single dad, love with my daughters is eas...

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.

What My Weekend As A Solo Parent Taught Me

Seth Menachem | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Seth Menachem

When my wife comes back home, rested after a weekend by the pool at a Four Seasons Hotel, she grabs the kids excitedly, and thanks me for giving her the weekend off. "How bad was it?" she asks. "It was great," I say. "Pretty damn great."

Antonia Blumberg

Single Dad Of 5 Can't Afford Christmas Presents This Year, But Has Lots Of Love To Go Around | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.05.2015 | Religion

Robert Juarez wakes up at 4:30 a.m. three days a week to run. It's the only downtime the father of five has for himself, to help him focus before navi...

Do Men Get More Appreciation For Being Parents?

Courtney Carter | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Courtney Carter

I'm not saying that a man raising his kids shouldn't be appreciated. But he is doing what he is supposed to do just the way mom is.