7 Things Every Single Dad Needs to Know


After divorce, John McElhenney worried he might fail as a single father and wondered if he was enough for his kids. Now he’s found they’re enough for him.

When Gay Dads Divorce


Many gay men never thought they would see the day they could marry and have children. Gays With Kids writer David Toussaint tells the story of some who also never thought they would end up divorced raising kids alone.

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


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

Should Unhappy Couples Stay Together Because of the Kids?


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


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