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Does Age Make a Difference in a Relationship?

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.19.2014 | 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 10.20.2014 | 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 10.17.2014 | 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 10.16.2014 | 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.

How to Have a Friendly Meeting with Your Ex

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.02.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Keeping things friendly with the ex is a subject that often perplexes even those involved in the tamest of divorces. Many people ask "can I really have a 'friendly' meeting with my ex?"

The Contagious Disease of Happiness

Jon Vaughn | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Jon Vaughn

Being a dad is not always easy, and the life balance of being a single parent teeter-totters between my children's happiness and my own. I've heard parents say, "As long as my children are happy then I am happy." That is false. In order for my children to be happy, I must be happy first.

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.

Father Responds To Allegations Of His 'Pornographic' Photos In Amazing Way

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts

Wyatt Neumann is a photographer and a father. In 2014 he took his two-year-old daughter Stella on a cross-country road trip, photographing their journ...

8 Characteristics Of Relationships That Go The Distance

Sheila Blagg | Posted 10.12.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

If you're wondering whether you and your partner have the compatibility to make your relationship last, take a look at these eight elements of healthy relationship compatibility.

5 Myths And 5 Truths About Online Dating After Divorce

John McElhenney | Posted 09.24.2014 | Divorce
John McElhenney

Some women will string you along, making it seem like they are interested but they will never accept the offer of a meeting. This is due to one of three things.

Kids of Divorce Turn Out Just Fine

Honoree Corder | Posted 08.10.2014 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

You have two choices: you can spend your time worrying about what might happen, or you can get busy doing what would make a the biggest and best positive impact.

The Good of Single Parenthood

Kerri Zane | Posted 05.20.2014 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

When your children are in your custody, one-on-one, you have the opportunity to instill the values that are most important to you. For me it's integrity. I got to share what it is and what it feels like to be on the giving and receiving end of keeping your word.

Confessions of a Single Gay Dad: When Being Gay isn't Gay Enough

Jon Raj | Posted 05.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Jon Raj

I need to find similar families, make new connections and start tackling the hard question that will be coming from a very young, inquisitive boy. In essence, "come out" again -- this time, for my son.

For All The Dads

Phoebe Holmes | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Phoebe Holmes

It seems these days, we're so caught up in Celebrating Motherhood, we forget that there are dads out there too.

What Everyone Wanted To Know The Moment I Announced My Divorce

Craig Tomashoff | Posted 03.30.2014 | Divorce
Craig Tomashoff

When they were younger and divorce was still new, we stuck together so we didn't have to navigate our new world alone. Now, they have friends and interests that have nothing to do with me.

Woman-Up! How to Become an Awesome, Mindful Father

Luis Moro | Posted 03.24.2014 | Parents
Luis Moro

Your capacities and capabilities for love, compassion, resilience and willingness to learn will be constantly developed, tested and expanded when you "woman-up."

5 Guys Every Single Mom Should Date

Today's Mama | Posted 02.16.2014 | Parents
Today's Mama

Inspired by the true life events of today's single moms, the following is designed to be a guide, not a rule book, for those mamas re-entering the dating pool with both bruised hearts and jelly stains on their LBDs. Together we stand.

When It Comes to Custody, It's a Woman's World

Rabbi Abraham Unger, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Divorce
Rabbi Abraham Unger, Ph.D.

We Dads in the park look distantly at each other, each of us alone. Society has not yet opened a collective space for us.

An Improbable Nanny

Dana Clark | Posted 11.30.2013 | Comedy
Dana Clark

Being a professional nanny is a kind of ridiculous satire for a girl raised by a single dad.

5 Things You Should Never Say To A Single Mom

Wendy Fontaine | Posted 11.05.2013 | Divorce
Wendy Fontaine

Being a single parent, particularly a single mother, and identifying yourself as such, means constantly being open to criticism, not only from other parents, but also from politicians, family members and even strangers.

The More Time I Have With My Kids the More Time I Want With My Kids (the Single Parent Paradox)

Emma Johnson | Posted 10.13.2013 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

I guess I was. And I see now how much better behaved my kids are now that they have that better, more chilled-out mom. More polite language. Better listening and chore-doing. Fewer meltdowns -- and quicker apologies in the event of a spaz-out.