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

Father's Day 2014 - The Whole Parent

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.

Letting Him Move On

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Even when it’s for the best parting affects deeply. Miguel Perez shares a moment, and a lifetime with us.

Soft Boy to Sensitive Man: the Changing Requirements of Masculinity

Loving Myself as a Mac

I was really afraid inside. I was terrified that someone would see that underneath the strong armor I was a wimp.

Why Equally Shared Parenting is Best For Children

Shared Parenting

Attorney Lori Barkus explains why equal time-sharing is in the best interest of the children of divorce.

How to Fill the Absences of Shared Custody

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Divorced dad Scott Deetz would rather clean up poop than be without his children

Should Unhappy Couples Stay Together Because of the Kids?

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What should parents do when their marriage is beyond repair? Many end up struggling with this divisive issue.

Two Christmases Aren’t that Cool: Seven Tips for Enjoying Holidays for Parents and Kids of Divorce

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Advice for divorced parents on how to enjoy split holiday time, from the team behind the documentary SPLIT