5 Secrets to Awesome Post-Divorce Dating

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You may not see it this way, but relationships are what happens between the dates.

How to Avoid Ending Up with the Wrong Mate

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Here’s how to avoid the trap of instant attraction and find your perfect mate without breaking a sweat…

The Silver Lining of Life Changes

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After the end of a ten year relationship and a 3,000 mile move, I had to relearn how to enjoy moments alone and how to grow and continue moving forward in life.

My Daughter Throws Like a Girl and My Son Is Such a Boy

My Daughter Throws Like a Girl and My Son Is Such a Boy

Dave Lesser can’t ignore the innate gender differences between his daughter and son, but won’t let them be limited or defined by phrases like “girly-girl” or “boys will be boys.”

11 Tips for Surviving a Malignant Divorce

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“Your divorce won’t look like others you have heard about; let go of some preordained idea of what you expect to happen. Be ready for anything and assume nothing.”

Don’t Divorce Yourself From the Holidays: Advice for Divorced Dads

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Don’t just survive the holiday season. Use these ten tips to make memories and new traditions with your kids.

Your Greatest Adventure

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Living, growing, learning, loving … now that’s an adventure.

Gimme the Beat, Boys, and Free My Soul: A Playlist for Divorced Dads

Gimme the Beat, Boys, and Free My Soul: A Playlist for Divorced Dads

Many of the best songs are written about break-ups, but do any of them speak to what a divorced father is going through? Ben Railton shares this playlist of six songs that do…

Who Are You When You Can’t Be Who You Were?

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When an accident or a divorce leaves your identity in question, you have to get in with the core of who you are. That “you” that no one can take away.

How the Pain of a Pending Divorce Might Save Your Life

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“You feel helpless and desperate. You feel like you’re not “good enough”. You want the magic words that will undo everything that’s been done and said and make it all whole again. And nobody can give them to you.”

How to Leave Your Wife Without Leaving Your Children

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How to end the relationship but keep the kids: advice from Limpet Girl.

Am I on the Right Path?

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A woman on the path to ending an abusive relationship asks Dear James for guidance.

7 Things Every Single Dad Needs to Know

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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.

Burning Down the House of Love and Hope

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John McElhenney describes the final minutes of his marriage … and the epiphany that came five years later.

We’re On the Brink. Can My Marriage Be Saved?

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Dr. Samantha Rodman guides you away from the edge with 8 questions to consider and 6 strategies that can heal.

Getting Up, Getting Over, Getting On With It

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How do you get over the worst break up of your life? James Rigdon has been there.