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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 WealthySingleMommy.com, 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 WealthySingleMommy.com 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Does Age Make a Difference in a Relationship?

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.19.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Age appropriateness is a frequent consideration of potential dating partners. In most cases, people will claim to prefer a partner close to his/her age, but in practical applications this isn't always possible.

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.

20 Divorce Lessons I Wish I Could Have Told My Younger Self

Dave Heiges | Posted 12.17.2014 | Divorce
Dave Heiges

The days of wine and roses may have been replaced with whines and Legos, but it certainly was an affair to remember.

This Is What You Should Be Feeding Your Child

Jon Vaughn | Posted 12.16.2014 | Parents
Jon Vaughn

Whether you're a Lunchable type of parent, or you're sending them with five course meals, I hope you're packing a little extra. This is the real stuff that satisfies hunger.

How to Tell Your Children You're Dating

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.19.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

It has been my experience both personally and professionally that children really just want both parents to be happy. They may be angry, sad, and jealous at first, but with your love, patience, and understanding they will come around.

'I Want To Pee Like Daddy'

Jon Vaughn | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents
Jon Vaughn

She's not as confusing as some of the women I've dated; I understand her; I get her and she gets me. We grew up together, in a sense, and now I see a young, independent, beautiful and risk-taking female version of me. (This version looks much better than the original, by the way.)

My Love-Hate With Online Dating

Jon Vaughn | Posted 11.05.2014 | Style
Jon Vaughn

I'm no expert with online dating, and I'm not in a rush to get into a relationship, but let me share with you what has worked for me. It's helped me get rid of the junk. And speaking of junk, men, quit it. You're the only one that thinks it looks fabulous.

20 Things Single Dads Are Doing Wrong Online

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 11.03.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Marie Wilson

I am a divorced mom and he suggested I try dating some single dads. I shifted through countless single dad profiles and had a hard time clicking "like" on any of them. I realized that men, who are new to the online market, need a little direction in the new age of online dating.