Divorced Dad In Love, a Happy Story

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And even as I hope for a co-pilot again, there will never be an astronaut who turned herself so completely inside and out to be a family together.

Father, My Father: Forgiving My Dad and Myself on Father’s Day

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And as I forgive my father for his loss of control and family, for the divorce, and for not taking care of himself long enough to see me and my kids. Today, I forgive him, but I am also learning to forgive myself for the failure of my marriage.

The Parenting Transformation (In Marriage and Divorce)

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John McElhenney knew that having kids would transform his life. But he didn’t realize how it would transform his marriage.

Children of Divorce Grow Up and It’s Still a Pain

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I’m married, I have a four-year-old son, and I’m still penning visitation schedules. For my son.

Batter Up

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My girlfriend’s 15 year old kid had played a year of Little League and hadn’t picked up a bat or glove since. This was an opportunity for us to bond, but the odds were stacked against us.

Music for Boys

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Why Fiona Apple’s music mattered to Vincent Scarpa, even when he thought it wasn’t supposed to.

In Defense of Divorce

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Divorce could be the best thing to happen to your family, too, says Mark Radcliffe.

Keep It Civil: 10 Ways to Tactfully End a Relationship

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Nicole Johnson offers ten ways to end a relationship with class and composure.

All the Cool Kids Are Doing It: The Gay Dads Project Letter From Amie to Jared

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Jared Karol had to broach the subject of his gay father more than once with his co-worker, Amie Shea, before she wanted to open up about her own gay dad.

An Open Letter to Gen X Dads

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DeLani Bartlette grew up feeling like a burden that her father chose not to bear.

Rain Lilies

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Rain lilies remind Geoffrey Philp of a difficult man to love: his father.